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Mecca
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Don Quixote
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  • …or dismount from your horse came of something else besides enchantments; and what I make out clearly from all this is, that these adventures we go seeking will in the end lead us into such misadventures that we shall not know which is our right foot; and that the best and wisest thing, according to my small wits, would be for us to return home, now that it is harvest-time, and attend to our business, and give over wandering from Zeca to Mecca and from pail to bucket, as the saying is.

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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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