“The young girl spoke in high and enthusiastic terms of her mother, who, born in freedom, spurned the bondage to which she was now reduced. She instructed her daughter in the tenets of her religion and taught her to aspire to higher powers of intellect and an independence of spirit forbidden to the female followers of Muhammad.”

– Mary Shelley

Frankenstein, Chapter 14. The monster speaking about Safie and her mother, a Christian Arab seized and made a slave by the Turks.