The Brother of the
my brother was sitting in his shop one day sewing.
He raised his head
and saw a goddess like the
rising full moon, at a projecting window of the house, looking at the
people passing by.
As soon as he beheld
the radiant beauty of her
face he felt desire.
He passed that day steeling gazes at the
window wishing her to reappear.
The next day after he began to sew he
became entranced in the reverie of
desire and failed to sew enough to earn a piece of cooper.
On the third day his eyes met hers and a sly
smile crossed her face.
She vanished but soon her slave girl
appeared at his door, "My mistress saluteth thee, and
desireth thee to cut out for her,
with the hand of skill, a
shirt of this silk piece, and to sew it beautifully."
He cut out for
her the shirt, and finished sewing it that day.
The following day the
slave girl came to him again, "My mistress saluteth thee, and saith to thee,
How didst thou pass the night? She tasted not
sleep, from her passion
She then placed before him a piece of yellow satin, "My
mistress desireth thee to cut out for her, of this piece, making two pairs of
trousers this day."
"Salute her with abundant salutations, and say to
her, thy slave is submissive to thine
He busied himself cutting and diligently sewing two pairs
Bye and bye the woman looked out at him from the window,
At nightfall he delivered into the hands of the slave
girl the trousers.
On the following day, the master of the house came to
my brother, bringing some linen, and said to him, "Cut out and make this into
shirts for me."
The husband asked, "How much is thy hire for
My brother answered not.
For three days he continued
scarcely eating or drinking anything, in his diligence to accomplish his work,
and when he had finished it, he went to deliver the shirts.
knew not that the wife and husband plotted to enslave him by marrying him to
their slave girl.
Told by the slave girl his mistress would meet him in
the mill he entered the mill and waited until the appointed time of
At midnight the miller
appeared, "Verily this bull is lazy, while
there is a great quantity of
wheat, and the owners of the flour are demanding it.
yoke him in the mill that
he may finish the grinding of the flour".
So he yokes my brother
onto the mill where he turnes the mill stone until morning when the slave girl
reappeares saying, "My mistress is in
distress by this which hath
As the slave girl and my brother leave the house
several onlookers stare.
As my brother returns to his shop the sheykh
appears sealing the marriage contract, "May God prolong thy life! May thy
marriage be blessed!"
Husband and Parrot
There was a merchant with a
jealous disposition who had
a wife endowed with striking beauty who
prevented him from leaving his home for fear she would take up with
Business events obliged him to make a journey.
to the market in which birds were sold, and bought a parrot, to act as a
This parrot was intelligent and
remembered whatever she
Returning from the journey he queried the parrot
regarding the conduct of his wife.
The parrot answered, "Thy wife has a
lover, who visited her every night during
Hearing this he fell into
a violent rage and severely beat his
His wife imagined a female slave had been an
She called them together but they all swore they had not told
their master anything of the matter but finally confessed they had heard the
parrot relate to him all that had passed.
Having established on the
testimony of the slaves the intrigue of the parrot she ordered one of these
slaves to grind with a hand mill under the cage, another to sprinkle
water from above, and a third to move
a mirror from side to side before
a candle when her lover was present.
Upon being questioned the parrot
answered, '0 my master, I could neither see
nor hear anything, on account of
the excessive darkness, and thunder, and lightning, and rain.'
merchant sat pondering, 'What strange words are these? It is now summer, when
nothing of what thou hast described ever happens.'
The parrot calling on
Allah claimed truthful speech but the
merchant, being unaware of the plot,
became violently enraged, took the parrot from the cage and threw her down upon
the ground killing her.
After some days, one of his female slaves
informed him of the truth.
The merchant then greviously mourned the loss
of the parrot wrongly killed and lied in wait slaying his wife and her lover
after catching them together.
For this they all three end up burning in
a Thousand and One Nights, Persian origin, re-written in
ever heard of someone lighting a lamp and then covering it up to keep it from
No, lamps are mounted in the open where they can be seen.
This illustrates the fact that some day everything shall be brought to
light and made plain to all.
So be careful how you listen; for whoever
has, to him shall be given more; and whoever does not have, even what he thinks
he has shall be taken away from him." -
Aladdin was a street urchin whose lazy ways were the
death of his father and the despair of his mother.
an evil magician gave him a
magic ring and attempted to deceive him into retrieving a magical lamp, but
Aladdin foiled his trick, saved his own skin, and emerged with the lamp to
boot, along with some jewels which he initially thought were fruit.
When his mother polished the lamp, a genie emerged.
asked him for food, which the genie delivered instantly on 12 silver plates on
a large silver platter.
Used to living from hand to mouth, Aladdin sold
the plates one by one as they needed money.
Addressing himself to a Jew
whom he met in the streets, he took him aside, and pulling out the plate, asked
him if he would buy it.
The cunning Jew took the dish, examined it, and
as soon as he found that it was good silver, asked Aladdin at how much he
Thinking Aladdin knew not the full value of what he offered
to sell, the Jew took a piece of gold out of his purse and gave it
Over time Aladdin sold the twelve dishes singly, as necessity
pressed, to the Jew each for a piece of gold.
When all the money was
spent, Aladdin had recourse again to the lamp.
"I am hungry," said Aladdin.
"Bring me something to eat."
The genie delivered instantly 12 silver
plates on a large silver platter.
On his way to sell another plate to
the Jew Aladdin passed by a goldsmith shop.
"My lad, I imagine that you have
something to sell to the Jew, whom I often see you visit. Perhaps you do not
know that he is the greatest rogue even among the Jews. I will give you the
full worth of what you have to sell, or I will direct you to other merchants
who will not cheat you."
This offer induced Aladdin to pull his plate
from under his vest and show it to the goldsmith.
"My son, by showing
you the value of this plate, which is of the finest silver we use in our shops,
I will let you see how much the Jew has cheated you."
The goldsmith took
a pair of scales, weighed the dish, and assured him that his plate would fetch
by weight sixty pieces of gold, which he offered to pay down immediately.
Aladdin thanked him for his fair dealing, and never went back to the
One day Aladdin caught a glimpse of the princess and sent his
mother to ask for her hand.
She took the jewel-fruits with her, and when
the sultan saw them all a-glitter, he was inclined to agree, but his vizier,
who wanted to give his own son a chance to compete, suggested a delay.
The king told Aladdin's mother to come back in three months, but then,
two months later, an announcement was made of the princess's marriage to the
Thereupon, Aladdin called upon his genie to whisk away
the wedding bed - bride, groom and all.
The genie did that for
three nights, returning it each morning, and the frightful trips convinced the
groom to relinquish his hold on the princess.
The sultan demanded a
high price which Aladdin was able to deliver with help from the genie, who
carried him to court amidst great riches and built a grand palace for the
Aladdin prospered, but--alas!-- his elaborate display
caught the attention of the evil magician again.
While Aladdin was away
from home, the magician disguised himself and walked by Aladdin's palace
calling, "New lamps for old," and the princess willingly traded away Aladdin's
That night the magician used it to carry the palace, princess
and all to Africa.
Next day Aladdin was taken to the sultan and told to
find the princess or lose his head.
After three days of searching, he
accidentally rubbed his magic ring, calling a genie who took him to Africa to
Together they devised a plot to poison the magician, then
they stole back the lamp and returned home, where her father celebrated their
return with feasting for ten days.
After this, Aladdin and the princess
lived in happiness to the end of their days.
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