Bahíyyih Khánum
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31: His nine-year-old son, later surnamed the ...

His [1] nine-year-old son, later surnamed the `Most Great Branch', destined to become the Centre of His Covenant and authorized Interpreter of His teachings, together with His seven-year-old sister, known in later years by the same title [2] as that of her illustrious mother, and whose services until the ripe old age of four score years and six, no less than her exalted parentage, entitle her to the distinction of ranking as the outstanding heroine of the Bahá'í Dispensation, were ... included among the exiles who were now bidding their last farewell to their native country.



1. [Bahá'u'lláh's.]

2. [The Most Exalted Leaf.]