Beside him, there is a little table of Kairouan, blue and gold.
From Tunis a day's journey by train would bring her to Kairouan.
She remembered the days when she had nursed him in Kairouan.
It was very short, and was addressed from Kairouan, where Artois had established himself for the spring in an Arab house.
In Tunisia, with the exception of the mosques at Kairouan, none but the Mussulman may pass their thresholds.
She would go to Kairouan, to close the eyes of her friend if he must die, if not to nurse him back to life.
She thought of Emile in his most helpless moment, in that period when he was ill in Kairouan before she came.
An old carpet woven at Kairouan before the time of aniline dyes was spread over the floor.
Thither came schismatic refugees from Kairouan and Moors from Andalusia.
In other words, Europeans are forbidden to enter any of the Tunisian mosques save those at Kairouan.