Communities were spilt into smaller and smaller units, while signs in villages warned against speaking Circassian in public areas.
“This is like having the Olympics in Auschwitz,” tweeted one young Circassian activist.
Girls are brought to them and warranted virgins on the words of a Circassian.
Is the Keats picture to be more important than The Circassian?
In affinity with the Circassians are the Abases, who speak a dialect akin to Circassian.
He doffed his Circassian cap to his master and looked at him scornfully.
The people are mostly of fair complexion, and the women are certainly very fine looking, of the Circassian type.
Of a sudden the wind lulled, and the Circassian righted from her careen.
She was a Circassian, one of the fairest of her race, and had just arrived at Constantinople.
As a wife she is faithful; for indeed the jealousy of a Circassian husband is not to be endured.