The taking of Mekka was soon followed by the adhesion of all Arabia.
His women said that he had contrived to escape, and had taken refuge in Asia, or at Mekka.
Mekka is deficient in those regulations of police which are customary in Eastern cities.
The cube-like building in the centre of the mosque at Mekka, which contains the sacred black stone.
It would not be blessed at Mekka, and so lose all its talismanic and mysterious power.
Most of his followers were in Abyssinia; only a few tried friends remained at Mekka.
Then followed, almost immediately, the sarcastic exile of these men to Mekka: then, a thorough inquiry into the department.
The owners of the place sent him some grapes; and he gathered up his strength once more, and bent his weary feet towards Mekka.
At the price of the whole city of Mekka he would not remain untrue to himself.
And this declension is carried still further in the last group of the soorahs revealed at Mekka.