Flowers from a Persian Garden and Other Papers
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Flowers from a Persian Garden and Other Papers
By W. A. (William Alexander) Clouston
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  • FLOWERS FROM A PERSIAN GARDEN, AND OTHER PAPERS.
  • LONDON: DAVID NUTT, 270, 271, STRAND. MDCCCXC.
    • E. SIDNEY HARTLAND, Esq.,
  • CONTENTS.
    • FLOWERS FROM A PERSIAN GARDEN.
      • I
      • II
      • III
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • ORIENTAL WIT AND HUMOUR.
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • V
    • TALES OF A PARROT.
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
      • VI
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • V
    • VI
    • RABBINICAL LEGENDS, TALES, FABLES, AND APHORISMS.
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
      • VI
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • V
    • VI
    • AN ARABIAN TALE OF LOVE.
    • APOCRYPHAL LIFE OF ESOP.
    • IGNORANCE OF THE CLERGY IN THE MIDDLE AGES.
    • THE BEARDS OF OUR FATHERS.
    • INDEX.
  • FLOWERS FROM A PERSIAN GARDEN.
    • I
    • II
    • III
  • ORIENTAL WIT AND HUMOUR.
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • V
  • TALES OF A PARROT.
    • I
      • The Stolen Images.
      • The Woman Carved out of Wood.
      • Of the Man whose Mare was kicked by a Merchant’s Horse.
    • The Stolen Images.
    • The Woman Carved out of Wood.
    • Of the Man whose Mare was kicked by a Merchant’s Horse.
    • II
      • The Emperor’s Dream.
      • The Golden Apparition.
      • The Four Treasure-Seekers.
    • The Emperor’s Dream.
    • The Golden Apparition.
    • The Four Treasure-Seekers.
    • III
      • The Singing Ass.
    • The Singing Ass.
    • IV
      • The Goldsmith who lost his Life through his Covetousness.
      • The King who died of Love for a Merchant’s beautiful Daughter.
      • The Discovery of Music.
      • The Seven Requisites of a Perfect Woman.
    • The Goldsmith who lost his Life through his Covetousness.
    • The King who died of Love for a Merchant’s beautiful Daughter.
    • The Discovery of Music.
    • The Seven Requisites of a Perfect Woman.
    • V
      • Story of the Daughter of the Kaysar of Rome, and her trouble by reason of her Son.
      • The King and his Seven Vazírs.
    • Story of the Daughter of the Kaysar of Rome, and her trouble by reason of her Son.
    • The King and his Seven Vazírs.
    • VI
      • The Tree of Life.
    • The Tree of Life.
    • ADDITIONAL NOTE.
      • THE MAGIC BOWL, pp. 152-156; 157, 158.
    • THE MAGIC BOWL, pp. 152-156; 157, 158.
  • RABBINICAL LEGENDS, TALES, FABLES, AND APHORISMS.
    • I
    • II
      • Adam and Eve.
      • Cain and Abel.
      • The Planting of the Vine.
      • Luminous Jewels.
      • Abraham’s Arrival in Egypt.
      • The Infamous Citizens of Sodom.
      • Abraham and Ishmael’s Wife.
      • Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife.
      • Joseph and his Brethren.
      • Jacob’s Sorrow.
      • Moses and Pharaoh.
    • Adam and Eve.
    • Cain and Abel.
    • The Planting of the Vine.
    • Luminous Jewels.
    • Abraham’s Arrival in Egypt.
    • The Infamous Citizens of Sodom.
    • Abraham and Ishmael’s Wife.
    • Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife.
    • Joseph and his Brethren.
    • Jacob’s Sorrow.
    • Moses and Pharaoh.
    • III
      • Unheard-of Monsters.
    • Unheard-of Monsters.
    • IV
      • Rabbi Jochonan and the Poor Woman.
      • A Safe Investment.
      • The Jewels.
      • The Capon-Carver.
    • Rabbi Jochonan and the Poor Woman.
    • A Safe Investment.
    • The Jewels.
    • The Capon-Carver.
    • V
      • A Dutiful Son.
      • An Ingenious Will.
      • The Fox and the Bear.
      • The Fox in the Garden.
      • The Desolate Island.
      • The Man and his Three Friends.
      • The Garments.
      • Solomon's Choice
      • Bride and Bridegroom.
      • Abraham and the Idols.
      • The Vanity of Ambition.
      • The Seven Stages of Human Life.
    • A Dutiful Son.
    • An Ingenious Will.
    • The Fox and the Bear.
    • The Fox in the Garden.
    • The Desolate Island.
    • The Man and his Three Friends.
    • The Garments.
    • Solomon's Choice
    • Bride and Bridegroom.
    • Abraham and the Idols.
    • The Vanity of Ambition.
    • The Seven Stages of Human Life.
    • VI
    • ADDITIONAL NOTES.
      • ADAM AND THE OIL OF MERCY.
      • MUSLIM LEGEND OF ADAM’S PUNISHMENT, PARDON, DEATH, AND BURIAL.
      • MOSES AND THE POOR WOODCUTTER.
      • PRECOCIOUS SAGACITY OF SOLOMON.
      • SOLOMON AND THE SERPENT’S PREY.
      • THE CAPON-CARVER, p. 231.
      • THE FOX AND THE BEAR, p. 240.
      • THE DESOLATE ISLAND, p. 243.
      • OTHER RABBINICAL LEGENDS AND TALES.
    • ADAM AND THE OIL OF MERCY.
    • MUSLIM LEGEND OF ADAM’S PUNISHMENT, PARDON, DEATH, AND BURIAL.
    • MOSES AND THE POOR WOODCUTTER.
    • PRECOCIOUS SAGACITY OF SOLOMON.
    • SOLOMON AND THE SERPENT’S PREY.
    • THE CAPON-CARVER, p. 231.
    • THE FOX AND THE BEAR, p. 240.
    • THE DESOLATE ISLAND, p. 243.
    • OTHER RABBINICAL LEGENDS AND TALES.
  • AN ARABIAN TALE OF LOVE.
    • Majnún bewails the Death of Laylá.
    • ADDITIONAL NOTES.
      • ‘WAMIK AND ASRA,’ p. 289.
      • ANOTHER FAMOUS ARABIAN LOVER.
    • ‘WAMIK AND ASRA,’ p. 289.
    • ANOTHER FAMOUS ARABIAN LOVER.
  • APOCRYPHAL LIFE OF ESOP, THE FABULIST.
    • ADDITIONAL NOTE.
      • DRINKING THE SEA DRY, p. 306.
    • DRINKING THE SEA DRY, p. 306.
  • IGNORANCE OF THE CLERGY IN THE MIDDLE AGES.
  • THE BEARDS OF OUR FATHERS.
  • Footnotes
  • INDEX.
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