The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, vol 2

A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments

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Published: 1885
Language: English
Wordcount: 155,811 / 414 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.4
LoC Category: PL
Series: Arabian Nights
Downloads: 6,613
mnybks.net#: 1424
Origin: gutenberg.org

7. Nur Al-Din Ali and the Damsel Anis Al-Jalis
8. Tale of Ghanim Bin Ayyub, The Distraught, The Thrall O' Love
a. Tale of the First Eunuch, Bukhayt
b. Tale of the Second Eunuch, Kafur
9. Tale of King Omar Bin Al-Nu'uman and His Sons Sharrkan and
Zau Al-Makan
a. Tale of Taj Al-Muluk and the Princess Dunya
aa. Tale of Aziz and Azizah

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he youth kissed the hand of his sire who said, "O my son, were I sure that thou wouldest deal justly by Anis al-Jalis, I would give her to thee." "O my father, what justice am I to do to her?" "I enjoin thee, O my son, not to take another wife or concubine to share with her, nor sell her." "O my father! I swear to thee that verily I will not do her injustice in either way." Having sworn to that effect Nur al-Din went in to the damsel and abode with her a whole year, whilst Allah Almighty caused the King to forget the matter of the maiden; and Al-Mu'ín, though the affair came to his ears, dared not divulge it by reason of the high favour in which his rival stood with the Sultan. At the end of the year Al-Fazl went one day to the public baths; and, as he came out whilst he was still sweating, the air struck him[FN20] and he caught a cold which turned to a fever; then he took to his bed. His malady gained ground and restlessness was longsome upon him and weakness bound him like a chain; so he called out,

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