The Pacha of Many Tales
"Very true, Mustapha," observed the pacha, "then we will have no writing."
"Yes, your sublime highness, every thing in writing from others, but nothing in writing from ourselves. I have a young Greek slave, who can be employed in these matters. He reads well. I have lately employed him in reading to me the stories of 'Thousand and one Nights.'"
"Stories," cried the pacha; "what are they about? I never heard of them; I'm very fond of stories."
"If it would pleasure your sublime highness to hear these stories read, the slave will wait your comman