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Aladdin and the Magic Lamp

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Author: Anonymous
Language: English
Wordcount: 3,266 / 14 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.2
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 48,183
mnybks.net#: 3
Origin: gutenberg.org

Classic children's stories from the Middle East.

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hed the capital of China, bent on Aladdin's ruin. As he passed through the town he heard people talking everywhere about a marvelous palace. "Forgive my ignorance," he asked, "what is the palace you speak of?" Have you not heard of Prince Aladdin's palace," was the reply, "the greatest wonder in the world? I will direct you if you have a mind to see it." The magician thanked him who spoke, and having seen the palace knew that it had been raised by the Genie of the Lamp, and became half mad with rage. He determined to get hold of the lamp, and again plunge Aladdin into the deepest poverty.

Unluckily, Aladdin had gone a-hunting for eight days, which gave the magician plenty of time. He bought a dozen lamps, put them into a basket, and went to the palace, crying: "New lamps for old!" followed by a jeering crowd. The Princess, sitting in the hall of four-and-twenty windows, sent a slave to find out what the noise was about, who came back laughing, so that the Princess scolded her. "Madam," replied the slav

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 3 from 2 reviews: ***
2012.05.10
Kora
***..

Cute fun story.

2007.09.30
bambang sukoco
***..

good


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