Told in the Coffee House

by Cyrus Alder

How The Hodja Saved Allah -- Better Is The Folly Of Woman Than The Wisdom Of Man -- The Hanoum And The Unjust Cadi -- What Happened To Hadji, A Merchant Of The Bezestan -- How The Junkman Travelled To Find Treasure In His Own Yard -- How Chapkin Halid Became Chief Detective -- How Cobbler Ahmet Became The Chief Astrologer -- The Wise Son Of Ali Pasha -- The Merciful Khan -- King Kara-Kush Of Bithynia -- The Prayer Rug And The Dishonest Steward -- The Goose, The Eye, The Daughter, And The Arm -- The Forty Wise Men -- How The Priest Knew That It Would Snow -- Who Was The Thirteenth Son? -- Paradise Sold By The Yard -- Jew Turned Turk -- The Metamorphosis -- The Calif Omar -- Kalaidji Avram Of Balata -- How Mehmet Ali Pasha Of Egypt Administered Justice -- How The Farmer Learned To Cure His Wife: A Turkish Ęsop -- The Language Of Birds -- The Swallow's Advice -- We Know Not What The Dawn May Bring Forth -- Old Men Made Young -- The Bribe -- How The Devil Lost His Wager -- The Effects Of Raki --

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