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Camel’s eye view

The camel is an ugly animal, but, like some plain women, has lovely eyes, brown and soft with long lashes–often the only gentle things to look at in its sun-hardened world : but this one beauty is little noticed, for–though the adored is often compared to a gazelle–who has ever heard anyone say of her that she has eyes like a camel?

Freya Stark
The Southern Gates of Arabia