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1-3 The Story of the Enchanted Horse, part 3 – 4696 words – Read from: The next morning, a little before day-break, when all the attendants were asleep, they went upon the terrace of the palace.
4-8 The Story of Prince Ahmed, and the Fairy Perie Banou, part 1 – 4079 words - Read through: He satisfied his curiosity, and when the caravan took its departure, the prince joined the former party of merchants his friends, and arrived happily without any accident or trouble, further than the length of the journey and fatigue of travelling, at the place of rendezvous, where he found prince Houssain, and both waited for prince Ahmed.
5-The Story of Prince Ahmed, and the Fairy Perie Banou, part 2 – 3343 words – Read from: Prince Ahmed took the road of Samarcand, and the day after his arrival, went, as his brothers had done, into the bezestein; where he had not walked long before he heard a crier, who had an artificial apple in his hand, cry it at five-and-thirty purses.
Read through: He went so far, that at last he began to think his labour was in vain; yet he could not help proceeding till he came to some steep craggy rocks, which would have obliged him to return, had he been ever so desirous to continue his course.
6-The Story of Prince Ahmed, and the Fairy Perie Banou, part 3 – 4620 words - Read from: As he approached these rocks, he perceived an arrow, which he took up, looked earnestly at it, and was in the greatest astonishment to find it was the same he had shot. Read through: Pay him one to-morrow, and after that, go and visit once a month, without speaking to me, or waiting for my permission. I readily consent to such an arrangement."
7-The Story of Prince Ahmed, and the Fairy Perie Banou, part 4 – 3987 words - Read from: Prince Ahmed went the next morning with the same attendants as before, but much more magnificently mounted, equipped, and dressed, and was received by the sultan with the same joy and satisfaction. For several months he constantly paid him visits, and always in a richer and more brilliant equipage.
Read through: When the sorceress had finished her speech, the sultan asked his favourites if they had any thing better to propose; and finding them all silent, determined to follow her advice, as the most reasonable and most agreeable to his mild manner of government.
8-The Story of Prince Ahmed, and the Fairy Perie Banou, part 5 – 5166 words – Read from: The next day when the prince came into his father's presence, who was talking with his favourites, and had sat down by him, after a conversation on different subjects, the sultan, addressing himself to prince Ahmed, said, "Son, when you came and dispelled those clouds of melancholy which your long absence had brought upon me, you made the place you had chosen for your retreat a mastery.
9-12 The Story of the Sisters Who Envied Their Younger Sister, part 1 – 3523 words - Read through: . Satisfied with the plentiful fortune he had left them, they lived together in perfect union, free from the ambition of distinguishing themselves at court, or aspiring to places of honour and dignity, which they might easily have obtained.
10-The Story of the Sisters Who Envied Their Younger Sister, part 2 – 4250 words - Read from: One day when the two princes were hunting, and the princess had remained at home, a religious old woman came to the gate, and desired leave to go in to say her prayers, it being then the hour. Read through: The princess did all she could to dissuade prince Perviz, conjuring him not to expose her to the danger of losing two brothers; but he was obstinate, and all the remonstrances she could urge had no effect upon him. Before he went, that she might know what success he had, he left her a string of a hundred pearls, telling her, that if they would not run when she should count them upon the string, but remain fixed, that would be a certain sign he had undergone the same fate as his brother; but at the same time told her he hoped it would never happen, but that he should have the happiness to see her again to their mutual satisfaction.
11-The Story of the Sisters Who Envied Their Younger Sister, part 3 – 4268 words - Read from: Prince Perviz, on the twentieth day after his departure, met the same dervish in the same place as his brother Bahman had done before him. He went directly up to him, and after he had saluted, asked him, if he could tell him where to find the speaking bird, the singing tree, and the golden water? Read through: "Consult your sister, meet me here tomorrow, and give me an answer."
12-The Story of the Sisters Who Envied Their Younger Sister, part 4 – 4891 words - Read from: The princes went home, but neglected to speak of their adventure in meeting the emperor, and hunting with him, and also of the honour he had done them, by asking them to go home with him; yet did not the next morning fail to meet him at the place appointed.
22-23 Story of the Sisters and the Sultana Their Mother, part 1 – 3632 words - Read through: When he was revived, he informed them of his sultana and daughters being still alive, and ordered a vessel to be prepared to convey them home.
23-Story of the Sisters and the Sultana Their Mother, part 2 – 3972 words - Read from: The ship was soon ready, and being laden with every necessary for the accommodation of his family, also rich presents for the friendly sultan who had afforded them protection, sailed with a favourable wind, and speedily arrived at the desired haven.
40-42 The Adventures of Mazin of Khorassaun, part 1 – 4544 words - Read through: Set thy heart at rest, forget thy misfortunes, which are now at an end, and thou shall live with us in ease and pleasure."
41-The Adventures of Mazin of Khorassaun, part 2 – 4067 words - Read from: The five sisters soon returned, and Mazin's adventures being recounted to them they also adopted him as their brother; Read through: He seated him, and laid before him a collation, of which they both ate till they were satisfied.
42-The Adventures of Mazin of Khorassaun, part 3 – 5661 words – Read from: Mazin lodged with him that night, and in the morning the sage inquired of him his situation, and the reason of his coming to such a sequestered spot.
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