4 edition of Arabian Nights Entertainments : (Annotated) found in the catalog.
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|Pagination||xvi, 70 p. :|
|Number of Pages||55|
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Montgomery College Television Presents Arabian Nights: A Storytelling By Jane Ogburn Dorfman, Storyteller Introduction: The stories of The Arabian Nights were stories collected over several centuries from a variety of sources in India, Persia, and Arabia.
Penzer 114-116; Casada 74; Spink 73 Bound in three-quarters red morocco, vols I, II, X, and supplement VI with joints repaired, else a fine set Plates by Stanley L. A certain man saw the wrapper and its beauty pleased him; so he bought the parcel on these terms and carried it home, doubting not that he had done well. In case your connection is slow or our connection has been cancelled due to too many people reading this page ;-that translates to byte counts between 3k and 214k, for a total 1.
I am sorry to see that Marracci's numbers have been adopted in a late edition of Sale's translation, and that the distinction between the words of the text and the explanatory interpolations has there been neglected. Finally, all comes out; wife curses prince into half-stone-ness and, being into it, transforms the city into a pond and its citizens into fish.
The second level conists of Arabian Nights Entertainments : (Annotated) footnotes referred from the Notes of the author and are numbered the usual way.
Number 744 of 1000 numbered sets. When woman was created, the Devil, we are told, was delighted, and said, "Thou art half of my host, and thou art the depository of my secret, and thou art my arrow, with which I shoot, and miss not. The proper and chief duties of a Wezeer are explained by the above, and by a saying of the Prophet:—"Whosoever is in authority over Muslims, if God would prosper him, He giveth him a virtuous Wezeer, who, when he forgetteth his duty, remindeth him, and when he remembereth, assisteth him: but if He would do otherwise, He giveth him an evil Wezeer, who, when he forgetteth, doth not remind him, and when he remembereth, doth not assist him.
Around the edge is a running string, which, being drawn, converts it into a bag to hold what is left of the food. The Nights have a deeply nested structure; they are often stories within stories within stories. Every story is woven so artfully with one another that leaves you to finish the whole book instantly.
Gray cloth binding titled in gilt on the front cover and spine.
There are partial or total washings to be performed on particular occasions which need not be mentioned.
When we call to mind how far the Arabs surpassed their great master, Aristotle, in natural and experimental philosophy, and remember that their brilliant discoveries constituted an important link between those of the illustrious Greek and of our equally illustrious countryman, Roger Bacon, their popular system of cosmography becomes an interesting subject for our consideration.