The Thousand and One Nights: Commonly Called, in England, The Arabian Nights' Entertainments, Volumen2

C. Knight and Company, 1840

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Página 131 - Alee, and with all the other favourites of God. God is our sufficieney ; and excellent is the Guardian. And there is no strength nor power but in God, the High, the Great. O God, 0 our Lord, O Thou liberal of pardon, O Thou most bountiful of the most bountiful. O God. Amen.
Página 474 - There is a pleasure, sure, In being mad, which none but madmen know...
Página 331 - He had a carpet of green silk on which his throne was placed, being of a prodigious length and breadth, and sufficient for all his forces to stand upon, the men placing themselves on his right hand, and the spirits on his left ; and that when all were in order, the wind, at his command, took up the carpet, and transported it, with all that were upon it, wherever he pleased ; the army of birds at the same time flying over their heads, and forminga kind of canopy to shade them from the sun.
Página 574 - And they continued together in the most delightful of joys until they were visited by the terminator of delights and the separator of companions.
Página 476 - Sirat. which they say is laid over the midst of hell, and described to be finer than a hair, and sharper than the edge of a sword...
Página 251 - Friday; * and when he came forth [from the inner apartment], he took the barber's looking-glass, and, looking at his face in it, said, I testify that there is no deity but God, and I testify that Mohammad is God's Apostle!
Página 210 - El-As'ad heard this story from Bahram, they wondered at it extremely. They passed the next night, and when the following morning came, they mounted, and desired to go to the King. So they asked permission to enter, and he gave it them : and when they went in, he received them with honour, and they sat conversing. But while they were thus sitting, lo, the people of the city cried out, and vociferated one to another, calling for help ; and the chamberlain came in to the King, and said to him, Some...
Página 76 - For they distinguish the souls of the faithful into three classes : the first of prophets, whose souls are admitted into paradise immediately ; the second of martyrs, whose spirits, according to a tradition of Mohammed, rest in the crops of green birds, which eat of the fruits...
Página iii - The Thousand and One Nights: commonly called, in England, " THE ARABIAN NIGHTS' ENTERTAINMENTS." A New Translation from the Arabic, with copious Notes, by EDWARD WILLIAM LANE. Illustrated by many hundred Engravings on Wood, from Original Designs by WM.
Página 497 - ... treasurer, and the superintendent of war ; after whom followed the nobles and people, according to their dignity and 'respective classes. A large loaf, made of the above-mentioned grains, being then presented to the King, after eating part of it he offered some to those who were around him, saying, ' This is the new day of the new month, of the new year, of the new time ; when all things consistent with time must be renewed.

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