The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, vol 10

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Language: English
Wordcount: 167,603 / 526 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.2
LoC Category: PL
Series: Arabian Nights
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b. The Breslau Text c. The Macnaghten Text and the Bulak Edition d. The same with Mr. Lane's and my Version Appendix II-- Contributions to the Bibliography of the Thousand and One Nights and their Imitations, By W. F. Kirby


The Book Of The THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT


MA'ARUF THE COBBLER AND HIS WIFE


There dwelt once upon a time in the God-guarded city of Cairo a cobbler who lived by patching old shoes.[FN#1] His name was Ma'aruf[FN#2] and he had a wife called Fatimah, whom the folk had nicknamed "The Dung;"[FN#3] for that she was a whorish, worthless wretch, scanty of shame and mickle of mischief. She ruled her spouse and abused him; and he feared her malice and dreaded her misdoings; for that he was a sensible man but poor-conditioned. When he earned much, he spent it on her, and when he gained little, she revenged herself on his body that night, leaving him no peace

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