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288 ページ - The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe.
71 ページ - The fisherman then said, How wast thou in this bottle? It will not contain thy hand or thy foot; how then can it contain thy whole body?
112 ページ - ... towards the enclosure, into which they drive them: the gazelles, frightened by the shouts of these people, and the discharge of fire-arms, endeavour to leap over the wall, but can only effect this at the gaps, where they fall into the ditch outside, and are easily taken, sometimes by hundreds. The chief of the herd always leaps first: the others follow him one by one. The gazelles thus taken are immediately killed, and their flesh is sold to the Arabs and neighbouring Fellahs.
33 ページ - The Shikk is another demoniacal creature, having the form of half a human being (like a man divided longitudinally) ; and it is believed that the Nesnas is the offspring of a Shikk and of a human being. The...
236 ページ - Wezeers : and the Sultan, observing him, was surprised at his conduct, and the acuteness of his understanding, and his good judgment. He attentively considered his qualities, and loved him, and advanced him in his favour : and when the court was dissolved, Noor-ed-Deen returned to his house, and related what had passed to his father-in-law, who was rejoiced at hearing it.
110 ページ - ... at a rate that seems swifter than the wind ; the horsemen are instantly at full speed, having slipped the dogs. If it is a single deer, they at the same time fly the hawks ; but if a herd, they wait till the dogs have fixed on a particular antelope.
68 ページ - God for his impatience, returned to the sea the third time, and threw the net, and waited till it had sunk and was motionless : he then drew it out, and found in it a quantity of broken jars and pots. Upon this, he raised his head towards heaven, and said, O God, thou knowest that I cast not my net more than four times...
72 ページ - Yea, without fail ! yea, without fail ! The Marid then addressing him with a soft voice and humble manner, said, What dost thou intend to do with me, 0 fisherman ? He answered, I will throw thee into the sea ; and if thou hast been there a thousand and eight hundred years, I will make thee to remain there until the hour of judgment.
68 ページ - ... difficult to raise than on the former occasion. He therefore concluded that it was full of fish : so he tied it, and stripped, and plunged and dived, and pulled until he raised it, and drew it upon the shore ; when he found in it only a large jar, full of sand and mud ; on seeing which, he was troubled in his heart, and repeated the following words of the poet : — 0 angry fate, forbear!