genie

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(Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals

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Ibn Tufail's novel tells the story of an autodidactic feral child, raised by a gazelle and living alone on a desert island in the Indian Ocean.
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Most of the time Elizabeth was hiding in our bedroom or outside playing soccer with the neighborhood boys--her hair exactly the way she liked, lose and untamed like a feral child.
In such elegant surroundings, MacKenzie reins in the histrionics that could make him wail like the feral child of David Bowie and Maria Callas, instead luxuriating in 13 selections' nuances, elongating songs like a seasoned jazz pro.
He wrote on Proust; on "the Wild Boy of Aveyron," the feral child discovered in France in the nineteenth century; and all manner of literary controversy and incident.