The Mussulmans, who, like you, profess to abhor Heathenism, kiss the stone of the Caaba: a Pagan practice.
"The Cloister and the Hearth" by Charles Reade
Mahommedans make the circuit of the Caaba in the same way.
"Folk Lore" by James Napier
Know you not that even they hold the Caaba in high reverence?
"The Days of Mohammed" by Anna May Wilson
Then shall the Caaba be the home and temple of one God only who brooks no rival on earth or in heaven.
"The Last of the Legions and Other Tales of Long Ago" by Arthur Conan Doyle
The "Caaba" is originally a black stone which is kissed or rubbed at Mecca.
"History of Religion" by Allan Menzies
Stone of the Caaba or chalice of the Sacrament?
"Euphorion" by Vernon Lee
In the world-famous city of Mecca, two men stood by the arch that leads to the immortal Caaba.
"The Lance of Kanana" by Harry W. French