Like the Cretan Moslems and the Bulgarian Pomaks, the Albanian Mahommedans retain many Christian traditions and customs; it is said that many thousands of them secretly adhere to their original faith.
In spite, however, of the plausibility of this theory, it seems preferable to adhere to the story of Ezra i.-iv.
This method of numeration dates from the time of Guzman Blanco, but the common people adhere to the names bestowed upon the city squares in earlier times.
For purposes of measurement the polar boundaries are taken to be the Arctic and Antarctic circles, although in discussing the configuration and circulation it is impossible to adhere strictly to these limits.
In Limnocodium the body secretes a gelatinous mucus to which adhere particles of mud, &c., forming a protective covering.