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The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Vol. 5 of 12 (Classic Reprint) - R F Burton
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R F Burton:
The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Vol. 5 of 12 (Classic Reprint) - hardcover

ISBN: 9780267872169

Hardback, [PU: Forgotten Books], Excerpt from The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Vol. 5 of 12 Pebbles. To these he committed me, commending me to their care, and saying, This man is a stranger, so take him with you and teach him how to gather, that he may get his daily bread, and you will earn your reward and recompense in Heaven. On our head and eyes be it! Answered they, and bidding me welcome, fared on with me till we came to a spacious Wady, full of lofty trees with trunks so smooth that none might climb them. Now sleeping under these trees were many apes, which when they saw us rose and fled from us and swarmed up among the branches; whereupon my companions began to pelt them with what they had in their bags, and the apes fell to plucking of the fruit of the trees and casting them at the folk I looked at the fruits they cast at us and found them to be Indian 1 or cocoa nuts; so I chose out a great tree, full of apes, and going up to it, began to pelt them with stones, and they in return pelted me with nuts, which I collected, as did the rest; so that even before I had made an end of my bagful of pebbles, I had gotten great plenty of nuts and as soon as my companions had in like manner come by as many nuts as they could carry, we returned to the city, where we arrived at the fag-end of day. Then I went in to the kindly man who had brought me in company with the nut gatherers and gave him all I had gotten, thanking him for his kindness; but he would not accept them, saying, Sell them and make profit by the price and presently he added (giving me the key of a closet in his house), Store thy nuts in this safe place and go thou forth every morning and gather them as thou hast done to-day, and choose out the worst for sale and supplying thyself; but lay up the rest here, so haply thou mayst collect enough to serve thee for thy return home. Allah requite thee, answered I and did as he advised me, going out daily with the cocoa-nut gatherers, who commended me to one another and showed me the best-stocked trees.2 Thus did I for some time, till I had laid up great store of excellent nuts, besides a large sum of money, the price of those I had sold. I became thus at my ease and bought all I saw and had a mind to, and passed my time pleasantly, greatly enjoying my stay in the city, till, as I stood on the beach one day, a great ship steering through the heart of the sea presently cast anchor by the shore and. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works., Fantasy, Fantasy

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Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Vol. 5 o - Burton, R
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Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Vol. 5 o - hardcover

2018, ISBN: 9780267872169

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Erscheinungsdatum: 05.02.2018, Medium: Buch, Einband: Gebunden, Titel: The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Vol. 5 of 12 (Classic Reprint), Autor: Burton, R. F., Verlag: Forgotten Books, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: FICTION // Fantasy // General, Rubrik: Belletristik // Science Fiction, Fantasy, Seiten: 522, Informationen: 78:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Blue Cloth w/Jacket on White w/Gloss Lam, Gewicht: 849 gr, Verkäufer: averdo Belletristik

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2018, ISBN: 026787216X

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