Ten-year-old Yasmine al attar stares at me from under her dark curled bangs.
They come out to worship at the shrine of the sweet-souled, God-absorbed Rabia of attar.
The air was heavy with sandalwood, and attar of rose, and incense.
I know now what my writing lacks—the attar that gained him his royal entrance.
Where had he heard of attar of roses combined with—with what?
After allowing for this error Zenoleum appeared as harmless and meaningless as would the attar of Roses.
Kazanlik, noted also for rugs, is the great market for attar.
Besides it is fabulously dear, something like attar of roses at so much a drop.
It will then yield a perfume little inferior to attar of roses.
Two are traceable exclusively to the influence of the Mantik ut-tair of Ferid ud din attar.
1798, from Persian 'atar-gul "essence of roses," from 'atar "fragrance," from Arabic 'utur "perfumes, aromas."