The Thousand and One Nights: Commonly Called, in England, the Arabian Nights' Entertainments. A New Translation from the Arabic, with Copious Notes, Volumen2

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Edward Stanley Poole
J. Murray, 1859
 

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Página 179 - 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 284 - Ala-ed-Deen's contract of marriage to HosnMaryam. He also appointed his son Asian to the office of Races es-Sitteen, and bestowed upon both of them sumptuous robes of honour ; and they passed a most comfortable and agreeable life, until they were visited by the terminator of delights, and the separator of companions.
Página 70 - Others that the souls of the good dwell in the forms of white birds, under the throne of God. As to the condition of the souls of the wicked, besides the opinions that have been already mentioned, the more orthodox hold that they are offered by the angels to heaven, from whence being repulsed as stinking and filthy, they are offered to the earth, and being also refused a place there, are carried down to the seventh earth, and thrown into a dungeon, which they call...
Página 517 - And he and the people of his empire continued in prosperity and joy and delight and happiness until they were visited by the terminator of delights and the separator of companions.
Página 226 - He then looked at his beard, and saw that the white eclipsed the black ; and he reflected that hoariness was the monitor of death. Now his wife knew the time of his coming, and she used to wash and prepare herself to receive him ; and when he came...
Página 425 - Dirhem repairing the next day, according to custom, to inspect his charge, was equally surprised and alarmed at observing that a great part of the treasure and other valuables had been removed ; but on examining the package which lay on the floor, his astonishment was not less, to find that not a single article had been conveyed away. The singularity of the circumstance induced him to report it immediately to his master : and the latter causing it to be proclaimed throughout the city, that the author...
Página 293 - I am the son of the two who were offered in sacrifice; ' meaning his great ancestor, Ismael, and his own father, 'Abd- Allah: for 'Abd-El-Muttalib 21 had made a vow, that if God would permit him to find out and open the well Zemzem, and should give him ten sons, he would sacrifice one of them; accordingly, when he had obtained his desire in both respects, he cast lots on his sons, and the lot falling on...
Página 490 - Races es-Sitteen, and bestowed upon both of them sumptuous robes of honour ; and they passed a most comfortable and agreeable life, until they were visited by the terminator of delights, and the separator of companions."7 NOTES TO CHAPTER ELEVENTH.
Página 309 - It happened that two men entered this cavern, and found at its upper end some steps, and having descended these, they found an excavation, the length whereof was a hundred cubits, and its breadth forty cubits, and its height a. hundred cubits. And in the midst of this excavation was a couch of gold, upon which was a man of enormous bulk, occupying its whole length and breadth, covered with ornaments and with robes interwoven with gold and silver; and at his head was a tablet of gold, whereon was...
Página 84 - And the more suits she refused, the more her suitors' eagerness increased and all the Royalties of the Inner Islands of China sent presents and rarities to her father with letters asking her in marriage. So he pressed her again and again with advice on the matter of espousals ; but she ever opposed to him refusals, till at last she turned upon him angrily and cried, O my father, if thou name matrimony to me once more, I will go into my chamber and take a sword and, fixing its...

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