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Dholahtaf, but is now known as the Cherra-Saadeh, and is in the popular tradition said to have been excavated by a man from Basra at the behest of a woman of Hit whom he desired to make his wife.
The census unwillingly carried out by Joab at the behest of David related exclusively to the fighting men of the community, and the dire consequences ascribed to it were quoted in reprobation of such inquiries as late as the middle of the 18th century.
Simmons started her first modeling class at the age of 11, at the behest of her mother, who hoped it would help her gain confidence and overcome the bullies.
Interestingly, much of this secrecy was at the behest of the actors themselves.
Although it may be assumed that men wearing the costumes are doing so at behest of female friends or companions, they are nonetheless desiring the look and a few costumers have stepped up to help them out.