Hejazis in the west and Shia in the east resent the strict Wahhabi lifestyle in the Nejd central desert.
Having consolidated the Nejd, Saud was now ready to undertake the greater task of subduing and purifying the Moslem world.
In the confusion that worthy man got clear away and joined his family in Nejd.
The Arab is much smaller, but perfectly shaped, and sometimes not greatly inferior to the very best produce of Nejd.
Secondly, what horses there are in Nejd, are bred in the Nefûds.
The great central province of Nejd occupies all inner Arabia between the Nafud and the southern desert.
But since his day the Nejd State has seen a still further disruption.
We hear a charming account of Nejd, at least of the northern part of it.
Nobody could tell us what supplies were to be had in Nejd, beyond dates and corn.
They are fanatical because of their purity of doctrine, and withal because they live in Nejd.