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THE STORY OF THE MERCHANT AND THE GENIE – The Arabian Nights

Hits: 0THE STORY OF THE MERCHANT AND THE GENIE There was formerly, sire, a merchant, who was possessed of great wealth, in land, merchandise, and ready money. Having one day an affair of great importa...

The Story of Sinbad the Voyager – The Arabian Nights

Hits: 0In the reign of the Caliph Haroun-al-Raschid, there lived at Bagdad a poor porter called Hindbad. One day, when the weather was excessively hot, he was employed to carry a heavy burden from one...

The History of Codadad and His Brothers – The Arabian Nights

Hits: 0There formerly reigned in the city of Harran a most magnificent and potent sultan, who loved his subjects, and was equally beloved by them. He was endued with all virtues, and wanted nothing to...

The Story of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves – The Arabian Nights

Hits: 1In a town in Persia, there lived two brothers, one named Cassim, the other Ali Baba. Their father left them scarcely anything; but as he had divided his little property equally between them, it...

The Story of the City of Brass – The Arabian Nights

Hits: 0There was, in olden time, in Damascus of Syria, a king, named Abd-El-Melik the son of Marwan; and he was sitting, one day, having with him the great men of his empire, consisting of kings and s...

The Story of Prince Agib – The Arabian Nights

Hits: 1I was a king, and the son of a king; and when my father died, I succeeded to his throne, and governed my subjects with justice and beneficence. I took pleasure in sea-voyages; and my capital wa...

The Story of Aladdin; or, the Wonderful Lamp – The Arabian Nights

Hits: 0In the capital of one of the large and rich provinces of the kingdom of China there lived a tailor, named Mustapha, who was so poor that he could hardly, by his daily labour, maintain himself a...

The Story of Gulnare of the Sea – The Arabian Nights

Hits: 0There was, in olden time, and in an ancient age and period, in the land of the Persians, a king named Shahzeman, and the place of his residence was Khorassan. He had not been blest, during his ...

The History of the Young King of the Black Isles – The Arabian Nights

Hits: 0“You must know, my lord,” said the wretched prisoner, “that my father, named Mahmoud, was monarch of this country. This is the kingdom of the Black Isles, which takes its name...

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