“This country is as divided as it has ever been,” said sherif Taher.
On the night of Feb. 11, 2011, sherif Mansour walked onto his balcony, furtively lit a cigarette, and began to cry.
sherif Mahmud was a small thin man about fifty years of age, full of wiry strength and with evil, malignant-looking eyes.
But the sherif must have thought us mad, and never troubled to come and see how we got on.
sherif,” he said, “maybe El Masgad prays for you and me, as well as for its kind?
But it happened that in a few weeks sherif had occasion to journey to the island of Abba.
Though the sherif paid no attention to it, the scene he rode through was like fairyland.
He was jealous of sherif and envied him his sanctimonious disciples.
I was no longer at Cairo when the news of sherif's resignation on the 2nd of February reached me.
He had no wish for a Constitution, but he could not say "no" when sherif pressed him.