When the new moon has been seen, the news passes like wild fire through the town, and soon it seems as though all the noise suppressed for a whole month has concentrated itself within one night.
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Source Notes: Mekka in the Later Part of the 19th Century, trans. J. H. Manahan (1931). The fast of Ramadan is broken when the new moon is seen.
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