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    Ensar Oud Borneo 3000 (latest distillation)

    Selling half-full, unused Ensar Oud Borneo 3000 (later distillation) in original bottle and box. Unused. All removed oil decanted with syringe. I purchased this oil on 1/21/11. Stored in cool,...
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    Re: 1ml encens khmer by ensar oud

    $500, free shipping. message at: e h s 3 at nyu dot edu
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    1ml encens khmer by ensar oud

    selling 1ml of encens khmer by ensar oud from an unused bottle. 1ml for $500. will decant at time of sale. Free UPS shipping to CONUS, international buyers pls contact for shipping options. pm if...
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    any interest in agarscentsbazaar "kasthuri"? get...

    any interest in agarscentsbazaar "kasthuri"? get at me.
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    "thought i'd share: came across a couple of...

    "thought i'd share: came across a couple of oriscent cambodi samples (there's a third i haven't tried). one is called "cambodi caramel", and this is one of the finest cambodi's i've come across....
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    organic, i'm no longer sure about the years, but...

    organic, i'm no longer sure about the years, but i've ordered them (the shuyukh) in my mind according to the order of their release. i go back three shuyukhs. my favorite is the second (probably...
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    royal borneo- you know, i have a drop of that...

    royal borneo- you know, i have a drop of that left. it was my first borneo. the only hindis i remember from that period are 'oud shuyukh', 'pure indian', and an 'sp' (?). one could check the...
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    to reiterate my brief experience, oud nuh is a...

    to reiterate my brief experience, oud nuh is a clean, measured, wholesome hindi. soft on the barnyard... to me, it seems this is the one assam kinam was trying to imitate. no harshness, ethereal...
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    in the mail

    in the mail
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    thought i'd share: came across a couple of...

    thought i'd share: came across a couple of oriscent cambodi samples (there's a third i haven't tried). one is called "cambodi caramel", and this is one of the finest cambodi's i've come across. ...
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    thanks, taha.

    thanks, taha.
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    hey organic, do you know who they are? the...

    hey organic, do you know who they are? the oudselect people...
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    got some agarscents "KASTHURI WITH MUSK GRAIN" by...

    got some agarscents "KASTHURI WITH MUSK GRAIN" by the ml. pm if interested.
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    igor, the closest oil to pp, to me, is the blue...

    igor, the closest oil to pp, to me, is the blue brunei- very similar oils. pp reminded me of cola.
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    i use the shoyeido small- most chips i've burned...

    i use the shoyeido small- most chips i've burned do not exceed the size of the small bricks, so there's less coal wasted.
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    hopefully vegetative

    hopefully vegetative
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    thanks, guys. haven't really been away. been...

    thanks, guys. haven't really been away. been checking in pretty regularly.
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    thanks, wog. al-khidr, coolin'

    thanks, wog. al-khidr, coolin'
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    if only there was some new oud to talk about.....

    if only there was some new oud to talk about.....
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    ksss by the ml available. pm if interested.

    ksss by the ml available. pm if interested.
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    blue: can't say i know what kyara smells like......

    blue: can't say i know what kyara smells like... it smells like the chips i have access to
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    in agreement with luigi. sharif really does need...

    in agreement with luigi. sharif really does need to tighten up his descrips/names
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    woq- congrats on your find. mabruk. on another...

    woq- congrats on your find. mabruk. on another note- translucent path really does smell like burning aloeswood chips, without the occasional glitch found naturally in the natural chip (ie. it's...
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    (up for offer: borneo kinam and kasthuri. pm if...

    (up for offer: borneo kinam and kasthuri. pm if interested.)
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    al-khidr, is it the one that went for just over...

    al-khidr, is it the one that went for just over $100/3ml (the uns turkish rose)?
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    no on the grains from agarscents. no go. the...

    no on the grains from agarscents. no go. the batch i smelled had no scent at all.
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    i find musk to be warm, a bit tangy, lemony even,...

    i find musk to be warm, a bit tangy, lemony even, slightly animalic though not fecal at all- some ammonia, vapory a bit perhaps- it's so interesting how the most commonly known scent in the world is...
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    i think i know what real musk smells like. i've...

    i think i know what real musk smells like. i've smelled 2 separate infusions (both in sandalwood), as well as some grain. one of the oils was profumo's and the other from a source i trust and am...
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    btw, i'm saving up for a plane ticket to kashmir,...

    btw, i'm saving up for a plane ticket to kashmir, where i plan on meeting some musk deer and persuading one into dropping some grain for me in exchange for some candy or whatever it is that they eat.
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    it was called "kasthuri". just "kasthuri". it's...

    it was called "kasthuri". just "kasthuri". it's quite nice. a tamer, and a bit deeper version of sharif's "white musk". as for "pure", i agree with al-khidr's assessment of all the claims and...
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    and the "real" pure ones i've smelled (and though...

    and the "real" pure ones i've smelled (and though they were in sandalwood oil, they smelled very close to some musk grain i had the opportunity of sniffing) really don't have any resemblance to what...
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    i know musk, as perfume, to be the infusion of...

    i know musk, as perfume, to be the infusion of musk grain into a liquid (per profumo, traditionally either sandalwood oil or alcohol). so, pure to me, echoing mr. p, would be such.
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    i agree with your thoughts on the misk, mr. p. i...

    i agree with your thoughts on the misk, mr. p. i actually went ahead and picked up one of sharif's misks (haven't seen it posted), one which i found very appealing (imo, much better than kashimiri...
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    abu, that was my misinterpretation, remember? ...

    abu, that was my misinterpretation, remember? ensar does know about it (sunning), and actually advised it.
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    you know, it was right before the advent of the...

    you know, it was right before the advent of the "kinam" oils, the trend that mr. p refers to, that i remember ensar posting something in the other oud thread about a [new?] technique in the...
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    i'd love to find a good borneo, too, especially...

    i'd love to find a good borneo, too, especially at a fairer price. but i disagree about the borneo kinam, as i find it does have the common borneo thing. for me, it's just the cleanest one yet. and...
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    woq- abstention from intimate relations is not...

    woq- abstention from intimate relations is not nourishing either, right? as i know it, the ruling is to avoid any perceptible body from entering the body cavity. there might be a valid difference...
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    i'm a little dizzy at the moment, but i think...

    i'm a little dizzy at the moment, but i think that there might be a difference in smelling the scent (of smoke) and inhaling it, with the latter breaking the fast as it is a perceptible body being...
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    again, he didn't absolutely rule out finding the...

    again, he didn't absolutely rule out finding the pure thing, though he came pretty close.
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    the cat advice still cracks me up :)

    the cat advice still cracks me up :)
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    actually, he told me that if i did buy it...

    actually, he told me that if i did buy it (cambodi), to make sure that it was cheap and to put it on my cat :) this, of course, and for the record, was back in 2007.
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    i've never seen one. i recall ensar being...

    i've never seen one. i recall ensar being skeptical about finding cambodi oils in pure form.
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    thanks for the news, organic. taha, best wishes...

    thanks for the news, organic. taha, best wishes on your new venture
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    the "A" logo is for al-qurashi, right? anyway,...

    the "A" logo is for al-qurashi, right? anyway, that sounds A OK! good work blue!
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    organic, great idea. does anyone wish to check...

    organic, great idea. does anyone wish to check with the manufacturer about clients who've purchased these glass sticks?
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    anti-fungal? hmmmm.....we could package...

    anti-fungal? hmmmm.....we could package this.......fast actin' tarakan (pronounced: tarack 'en)?
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    as for using the separate rods each time, perhaps...

    as for using the separate rods each time, perhaps if i were a seller, then yes, to keep this expensive stuff absolutely pure, i would. but for personal use, it'd be a bit like an oudsessive disorder...
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    i'd stay the middle course- i mean, i don't want...

    i'd stay the middle course- i mean, i don't want sterile oud. just would like to stay away from any potential harm of plastics.
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    abu, you don't think the plastic stick affects...

    abu, you don't think the plastic stick affects the oil at all?
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    hey, imagine having 12ml of kyara. ...could send...

    hey, imagine having 12ml of kyara. ...could send the kids to school with that... at least for a couple of semesters to a city or community college :)
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    ... and i like the clink sound taha observed :P

    ... and i like the clink sound taha observed :P
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    abu, your thoughts make sense i think on the face...

    abu, your thoughts make sense i think on the face of it. however, though i'm not aging any oils in the 3ml, my precious oils in 3ml quantities have been around for some time, and i plan on them...
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    i hear you taha, but i wouldn't mind paying ~ $50...

    i hear you taha, but i wouldn't mind paying ~ $50 for a lifetime supply (if we could get it down to that) :) aspiring sellers here would benefit more, perhaps, and thus take a bigger chunk :P we'd...
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    as for fancy, oriscent's 2.7 gram bottle is the...

    as for fancy, oriscent's 2.7 gram bottle is the way to go. really thick, and the brass doesn't touch the oil directly. as for not so fancy metal, then the classic oriscent gold bottle with the...
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    what about the sticks? i don't mean to put a...

    what about the sticks? i don't mean to put a damper on anyone's hopes, but i would advise against a large number of the bottles being sought, especially if you're planning to fill it with some...
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    yes, bluemoon, perhaps we can revive the attempt...

    yes, bluemoon, perhaps we can revive the attempt at a group-buy for those glass sticks :) (if ya'll will remember, taha posted pics of the glass sticks that fit into the classic plain glass...
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    cool pics mr. p

    cool pics mr. p
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    yeah, it was unexpected.

    yeah, it was unexpected.
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    taha, i think we too concurred on the sample vial...

    taha, i think we too concurred on the sample vial phenomenon not too long ago...
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    i don't recall its staying power, but it's soft...

    i don't recall its staying power, but it's soft and buttery. not harsh. the slightest tang, perhaps. however, what's interesting is that i and a friend both (exclusively) found it to be...
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    SoS- the blue brunei is much lighter (read less...

    SoS- the blue brunei is much lighter (read less body) than the royal kinam, imo.
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    oriscent's blue brunei, borneo kinam, or royal...

    oriscent's blue brunei, borneo kinam, or royal kinam. these are the lighter, more floral smelling ouds.
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    though i've never had to count, i don't think...

    though i've never had to count, i don't think there are 12 drops in 0.3 grams of oud oil. maybe half that if your oil is blessed.
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    my first oud experience was with uns' oud attar. ...

    my first oud experience was with uns' oud attar. i believe it was a blend of lao, cambodi and indonesian oils. it was probably the best oud attar i've smelled.
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

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    yep, oudlover, distilled with love. i hear...

    yep, oudlover, distilled with love. i hear they're in oman now distilling more.
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    http://enfleurage.com/oils-d-l.html#FrankincenseOm...

    http://enfleurage.com/oils-d-l.html#FrankincenseOmani
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    hey oudlover, don't know if anyone's mentioned...

    hey oudlover, don't know if anyone's mentioned this yet, but enfleurage distilled their own omani frankincense oil. i believe the owner is presently in oman, distilling more.
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    yes, nice find blue. it's a us-based company?

    yes, nice find blue. it's a us-based company?
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

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    (if anyone's interested in a package deal of 1ml...

    (if anyone's interested in a package deal of 1ml royal kinam, 1ml oud shuyukh (most recent) and 1ml cfo, feel free to pm). guprice myfren
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    i rock oud about 3 times a week (usually mondays,...

    i rock oud about 3 times a week (usually mondays, thursdays and fridays). in between (or sometimes in place of) i'm using sandalwood and rose. i burn about once a week.
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    hey guys, i have some new (in presentation box),...

    hey guys, i have some new (in presentation box), empty, gold colored metal 1/4 tola al-qurashi bottles up for trade. they look like the bottle at the following link, but with a more rounded cap. ...
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    anyone try the oudimentary assams yet?

    anyone try the oudimentary assams yet?
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    sounds interesting al-khidr, but if the recipe...

    sounds interesting al-khidr, but if the recipe gets into the wrong hands.......?
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    i don't mind a well composed blend, especially if it means a lower price tag.
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    blue: sorry for the ambiguous posts. he agrees,...

    blue: sorry for the ambiguous posts. he agrees, it seems. i misread his first comments as being lighthearted when they really weren't.
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    hey all, my apologies- i misread ensar's comment...

    hey all, my apologies- i misread ensar's comment about sunning. (i asked him to clarify, and apparently, he wasn't joking :)) goes to show you the dangers of print!
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    just wanted to share the following- re: the topic...

    just wanted to share the following- re: the topic of sunning, apparently ensar finds the idea humorous. he did concede to the possibility of the idea that soaking might play with the funk of an oil,...
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    i think the emphasis on organic was related to...

    i think the emphasis on organic was related to it's cultivated nature, with the idea being that wild is naturally organic. i believe this was addressed in the faq.
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    well, if we gathered 10 or so people, a bunch of us could afford a bunch of glass sticks :) unless there were some sellers among us that might want a larger share, for which they'd pay the larger...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    of course all expenses are "factored" into the product's cost. however, i'm under the impression that the cost of the bottles are negligible, no matter how fancy they seem. i would bet, if i were a...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    of course, one could argue that oriscent wouldn't sell an oil for less if one requested a cheaper bottle because they needed to make the money back for the initial investment. but, as taha showed...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    i've come to a point where i think i prefer the octagonal bottles, BUT WITH A GLASS APPLICATOR/STICK. unless of course i had doubles of each oil- then i'd store each oil in one of the oriscent 2.7...
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    right, i actually found the current malaysian to...

    right, i actually found the current malaysian to resemble some borneo oils (one quite closely) more than it did the previous malaysian.
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    taha, the latter.

    taha, the latter.
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    mr. p- cool :)

    mr. p- cool :)
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    thanks AQ.

    thanks AQ.
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    thanks, evogel and abu, for your thoughts.

    thanks, evogel and abu, for your thoughts.
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    -evogel, may i ask, what other hindis have you...

    -evogel, may i ask, what other hindis have you tried against which you can compare amit's oil? and how does amit's rank against them?
    -abdul, you've tried amit's, right? how does it compare to any...
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    mr. p. i share in your hope for some more...

    mr. p. i share in your hope for some more diversity in perfume sellers, if only to ease the hustle. it's so monopolized that customer service/respect/appreciation can easily be overlooked...
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    taha, your discussion of merauke/papua/borneo...

    taha, your discussion of merauke/papua/borneo profiles is, in my limited experience, spot on.
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    and when i say stretched, i'm not implying...

    and when i say stretched, i'm not implying deceit. it's my belief that "purity" as we demand it here in the west is not an issue (yet) at all for the market these COMPANIES cater to. it's business...
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    i expect that the profit margins are high, that's...

    i expect that the profit margins are high, that's all. plus, if it's coming from a mall shop, then i expect that most of their oils are stretched- unless the oil is really pure, then it's sold as...
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    i'm not surprised.

    i'm not surprised.
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    hmmmm, i think smokiness is a common...

    hmmmm, i think smokiness is a common characteristic in cambodi oils, particularly. if that is the case, this would explain ensar not having smoky oils.
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    http://zahras.com/Perfume/Zahras%20Abdul%20Samad%2...

    http://zahras.com/Perfume/Zahras%20Abdul%20Samad%20Al%20Qurashi%20Catalog.pdf
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    thanks taha for the confirmation on the usage of...

    thanks taha for the confirmation on the usage of gazelle.
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    yeah, blue, i believe oudimentary quite possibly...

    yeah, blue, i believe oudimentary quite possibly is relying on al qurashi prose here, since it is an al qurashi product (at least the part of arabian gazelle). and al qurashi might be referring to a...
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