That they will not ask of the Arabs, for no Arab would work like a fellah.
This fellah's in the Western Union; an operator with the pool-room lines.
Then he sat down where the fellah had sat, and the sakkia droned its mystic music over the river, the desert, and the plain.
Then where is this hopped-up layout anyway, fellah, if it ain't on Earth?
Question a savagenay a fellah or a moujikupon the forces of Nature!
Then 'ere's to you, my fine fellah, and the missis and the kid!
For his story had gone abroad, and it was said that he was mad—none but a madman would throw away his life for a fellah woman.
The fellah of today lives much as did the peasant of antiquity.
The fellah is fond of his home and of his hamlet; but Egypt is for him neither a nation nor a fatherland.
Is not a happy one—not a happy one, as the fellah says in the opera.
"Egyptian peasant," 1743, from Arabic fallah "plowman," from falaha "to till the soil."