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We find the most notable, if not the only, purely Egyptian dancer of our time in the alme or Ghowazee.
The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Volume 8 Ambrose Bierce

The much admired alme is a picture of low scope, excusable only as an historic representation.
From the Oak to the Olive Julia Ward Howe

Sure enough, alme detached from her fair neck an elastic band, whereon were strung thirteen bright gold rings.
Jack Harkaway’s Boy Tinker Among The Turks Bracebridge Hemyng

alme and Hannifar accordingly threw back their outer black veils, and appeared with the white ones underneath.
Jack Harkaway’s Boy Tinker Among The Turks Bracebridge Hemyng

I think it is the ad libitum aria, “Bell’ alme al ciel diletto” and he wishes me to write music for these words.
The Letters of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Vol. 1 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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