59 Amongst The People Is He Who Seateth Himself Amid The Sandals

by the door whilst coveting in his heart the seat of honour. 36

Traditionally in the East it has been the practice to remove sandals and

shoes before entering a gathering. The part of a room farthest from the

entrance is regarded as the head of the room and a place of honour where

the most prominent among those present are seated. Others sit in

descending order towards the door, by which the shoes and sandals have

been left and where the most lowly would sit.

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