Edward Lane's Argument To Study The Language

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In 1825, Edward Lane took up residence in Egypt. He was determined to study the language, as well as the people. Lane wore the native costume and employed two professors to teach him the Arabic tongue and the Muslim religion and law. He involved in their daily life and followed their customs and opinions. As a result, he gained the trust of the Arabs and they even forgot that he was not an Arab. In fact, this made him penetrate into their lives and think like them in their language, forgetting that he was an

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