A plain and literal translation of the Arabian nights entertainments, now entituled The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Volume 4 (of 17)
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A plain and literal translation of the Arabian nights entertainments, now entituled The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Volume 4 (of 17)

By Richard F. Burton
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Table of Contents
  • ’The
  • To FOSTER FITZGERALD ARBUTHNOT.
  • CONTENTS OF THE FOURTH VOLUME.
  • NI’AMAH BIN AL-RABI’A AND NAOMI HIS SLAVE-GIRL.
  • ALA AL-DIN ABU AL-SHAMAT.”[24]
  • HATIM OF THE TRIBE OF TAYY.
  • TALE OF MA’AN THE SON OF ZAIDAH.[133]
  • MA’AN SON OF ZAIDAH AND THE BADAWI.
  • THE CITY OF LABTAYT.[139]
  • THE CALIPH HISHAM AND THE ARAB YOUTH.
  • IBRAHIM BIN AL-MAHDI AND THE BARBER-SURGEON.
  • THE CITY OF MANY-COLUMNED IRAM AND ABDULLAH SON OF ABI KILABAH.[165]
  • ISAAC OF MOSUL.
  • THE SWEEP AND THE NOBLE LADY.
  • THE MOCK CALIPH.
  • ALI THE PERSIAN.
  • TALE OF HARUN AL-RASHID AND THE SLAVE-GIRL AND THE IMAM ABU YUSUF.
  • TALE OF THE LOVER WHO FEIGNED HIMSELF A THIEF.
  • JA’AFAR THE BARMECIDE AND THE BEAN-SELLER.
  • ABU MOHAMMED HIGHT LAZYBONES.
  • GENEROUS DEALING OF YAHYA BIN KHALID THE BARMECIDE WITH MANSUR.
  • GENEROUS DEALING OF YAHYA SON OF KHALID WITH A MAN WHO FORGED A LETTER IN HIS NAME.
  • CALIPH AL-MAAMUN AND THE STRANGE SCHOLAR
  • ALI SHAR[254] AND ZUMURRUD.
  • THE LOVES OF JUBAYR BIN UMAYR AND THE LADY BUDUR.
  • THE MAN OF AL-YAMAN AND HIS SIX SLAVE-GIRLS.
  • HARUN AL-RASHID AND THE DAMSEL AND ABU NOWAS.
  • THE MAN WHO STOLE THE DISH OF GOLD WHEREIN THE DOG ATE.
  • THE SHARPER OF ALEXANDRIA AND THE CHIEF OF POLICE.
  • AL-MALIK AL-NASIR AND THE THREE CHIEFS OF POLICE.
    • THE STORY OF THE CHIEF OF POLICE OF CAIRO.
    • THE STORY OF THE CHIEF OF THE BULAK POLICE.
    • THE STORY OF THE CHIEF OF THE OLD CAIRO POLICE.
  • THE THIEF AND THE SHROFF.
  • THE CHIEF OF THE KUS POLICE AND THE SHARPER.
  • IBRAHIM BIN AL-MAHDI AND THE MERCHANT’S SISTER.
  • THE WOMAN WHOSE HANDS WERE CUT OFF FOR GIVING ALMS TO THE POOR.
  • THE DEVOUT ISRAELITE.
  • ABU HASSAN AL-ZIYADI AND THE KHORASAN MAN.
  • THE POOR MAN AND HIS FRIEND IN NEED.
  • THE RUINED MAN WHO BECAME RICH AGAIN THROUGH A DREAM.[423]
  • CALIPH AL-MUTAWAKKIL AND HIS CONCUBINE MAHBUBAH.
  • WARDAN[429] THE BUTCHER HIS ADVENTURE WITH THE LADY AND THE BEAR.
  • THE KING’S DAUGHTER AND THE APE.
  • INDEX.
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