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Abdallah affliction answered Arabian Nights arrived asses astonishment awaiting Baba Mustapha Baba's bade began beheld brought captain Cassim caused cave chamber city of Harran Codadad Cogia Houssain cried damsel daughter dead death door drew entered eunuchs eyes father favour fear fish fisherman fortune four hills gave orders Genie give Go instantly grief hand haste hear heard heart Heaven honour husband immediately Indian inquired King of Persia King's lady lake look magic horse marriage merchant Morgiana mules night oil-can oil-jar palace passed perceived piece of gold presently Prince Firouz Schah Princess of Deryabar promise queen rank replied reward robbers royal sage Saracen Scheherazade seal of Solomon secret sight slave soon sooner speed stood story Sultan summer palace sure surgeon sword tell thee thither thou treasure uttered vengeance Vizier wife wonder words YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY youth
Page 37 - Do not pretend ignorance," resumed Cassim, showing him the piece of gold his wife had given him: "how many pieces," added he, " have you like this, that my wife found sticking to the bottom of the measure which yours borrowed of her yesterday?
Page viii - We have to reckon with them as the product of a race keenly alive to the value of colour and pictorial description, but a race whose constructive imagination was feeble and diffuse, lacking almost entirely that great essential for the development of art in its finer forms — the economy of means toward ends.
Page 59 - Having found one that would suit him, he hired it of the proprietor, furnished it with goods, and established himself in it. The shop that was exactly opposite to his was that which had belonged to Cassim and was now occupied by the son of Ali Baba. The captain of the robbers, who had assumed the name of Cogia Houssain, did not fail in the proper civilities to the merchants his neighbours, which, as being lately come, was the usual custom.
Page 51 - I have brought the oil which you see here from a great distance, to sell to-morrow in the market, and at this late hour I do not know where to obtain shelter for the night. If it would not occasion you much inconvenience, do me the favour to take me in, and you will confer a great obligation on me.
Page 106 - History of Codadad and his Brothers and of the Princess Deryabar) Signed with monogram Pen and black ink and watercolour heightened with white and gold 32X22f in.
Page 31 - ALI BABA AND THE FORTY THIEVES. IN a town in Persia lived two brothers — Cassim and Ali Baba. Cassim was rich, but Ali Baba was poor, and gained his living by cutting wood, and bringing it upon three asses into the town to sell. One day he saw some robbers in a forest ; he watched them from a hiding-place, and counted forty of them. They carried bags of treasure, and...
Page 10 - Even so, the bond holds yet ; Paid by thee, we pay the debt. With give and take is the reckoning met.
Page xiv - She poured into each jar in turn a sufficient quantity of the boiling oil to scald its occupant to death . . . . . .54 24.