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Mecca
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Moby Dick
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  • The Turks use it in cooking, and also carry it to Mecca, for the same purpose that frankincense is carried to St. Peter’s in Rome.

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  • Non-Muslims are prohibited from entering Mecca.
  • We are obliged, at least once in our lives, to visit the holy city of Mecca.
    Paulo Coelho  --  The Alchemist

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