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Tales of the Caliph

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Author: H.N. Crellin
Published: 1895
Language: English
Wordcount: 55,929 / 162 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.2
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 550
Added to site: 2007.08.07
mnybks.net#: 17856

THE CALIPH AND THE PIRATES
The Arab Merchant's Story

THE CALIPH AND THE BLIND FISHERMAN
The History of the Blind Fisherman and his Brother

THE CALIPH AND ABDURRAHMAN
Abdurrahman's Story

THE CALIPH AND THE FIRST JAR OF OINTMENT
First Adventure: The Caliph and the Emir

THE CALIPH AND THE FIRST JAR OF OINTMENT
Second Adventure: The Caliph and Abou Hassan
The Story of Murad Essed, the Unfortunate Merchant
The Story of Abou Hassan, the Fortunate Merchant

THE CALIPH AND THE SECOND JAR OF OINTMENT
The Story of Hunoman

THE CALIPH AND THE SLAVE MERCHANTS
The Narrative of Sidi ibn Thalabi
The Barber's Story

THE CALIPH AND SIDI IBN THALABI--THE BANQUET
The Story of Mubarek, as told by Abu 'Atahiyeh

THE CALIPH AND THE MAGIC TUBE

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means the best. We noticed, also, that he eyed the plate, although it was but silver, not only with admiration, but somewhat greedily, as though he would, if opportunity had offered, have gladly seized and gone off with it. The other stranger, on the contrary, seemed to view the magnificence of the palace with the greatest indifference, and took everything, even to the attendance of the attendants and great officers, so much as a matter of course, that I feel persuaded," said the Chamberlain, "that he must be a very great personage, perhaps even a king, in his own country."

This account of the strangers given by his Grand Chamberlain inflamed the curiosity of Selim to the highest degree, and the next morning early he seated himself on his throne in the great audience-chamber of his palace, and commanded that the two strangers should be brought before him.

When they were come he inquired who they were, and where they were going when they encountered the storm that had wrecked their vessel. To th

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