Tales of the Caliph
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The Project Gutenberg EBook of Tales of the Caliph, by H. N. CrellinThis eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it,give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online atwww.gutenberg.netTitle: Tales of the CaliphAuthor: H. N. CrellinRelease Date: August 6, 2007 [EBook #22258]Language: English*** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK TALES OF THE CALIPH ***Produced by Al HainesTALES OF THE CALIPHBYH. N. CRELLINAUTHOR OF'ROMANCES OF THE OLD SERAGLIO,' 'THE NAZARENES,' ETC.A NEW EDITIONLondonCHATTO & WINDUS, PICCADILLY1895CONTENTS.THE CALIPH AND THE PIRATES The Arab Merchant's StoryTHE CALIPH AND THE BLIND FISHERMAN The History of the Blind Fisherman and his BrotherTHE CALIPH AND ABDURRAHMAN Abdurrahman's StoryTHE CALIPH AND THE FIRST JAR OF OINTMENT First Adventure: The Caliph and the EmirTHE CALIPH AND THE FIRST JAR OF OINTMENT Second Adventure: The Caliph and Abou Hassan The Story of Murad Essed, the Unfortunate Merchant The Story of Abou Hassan, the Fortunate MerchantTHE CALIPH AND THE SECOND JAR OF OINTMENT The Story of HunomanTHE CALIPH AND THE SLAVE MERCHANTS The Narrative of Sidi ibn Thalabi The Barber's StoryTHE CALIPH AND SIDI IBN THALABI—THE BANQUET The Story of Mubarek, as told by Abu 'AtahiyehTHE CALIPH AND THE MAGIC TUBETALES OF THE CALIPH.That stories such as those in the "Arabian ...

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BY
H. N. CRELLIN
Produced by Al Haines
TALES OF THE CALIPH
AUTHOR OF
'ROMANCES OFTHEOLD SERAGLIO,' 'THENAZARENES,' ETC.
*** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK TALES OF THE CALIPH ***
Title: Tales of the Caliph Author: H. N. Crellin Release Date: August 6, 2007 [EBook #22258] Language: English
A NEW EDITION
London
CHATTO &
1895
WIND
US
, P
IC
C
A
D
ILLY
CONTENTS.
THE CALIPH AND THE PIRATES  The Arab Merchant's Story
THE CALIPH AND THE BLIND FISHERMAN  The History of the Blind Fisherman and his Brother
THE CALIPH AND ABDURRAHMAN  Abdurrahman's Story
THE CALIPH AND THE FIRST JAR OF OINTMENT  First Adventure: The Caliph and the Emir
THE CALIPH AND THE FIRST JAR OF OINTMENT  Second Adventure: The Caliph and Abou Hassan  The Story of Murad Essed, the Unfortunate Merchant  The Story of Abou Hassan, the Fortunate Merchant
THE CALIPH AND THE SECOND JAR OF OINTMENT  The Story of Hunoman
THE CALIPH AND THE SLAVE MERCHANTS  The Narrative of Sidi ibn Thalabi  The Barber's Story
THE CALIPH AND SIDI IBN THALABI—THE BANQUET  The Story of Mubarek, as told by Abu 'Atahiyeh
THECALIPH AND THEMAGIC TUBE
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That stories such as those in the "Arabian Nights," and fairy tales of every kind, should delight us all, men and women no less than boys and girls, is very natural. We find it charming to escape for a period, however brief, from all the familiar surroundings of modern life, and on opening a volume to pass at once into another region, where all is strange, and where the sceptical glances of science never intrude to banish magic and the supernatural. Emboldened by these reflections, we may forthwith commence the narration of certain noteworthy occurrences concerning the celebrated Caliph Haroun Alraschid. He was in the habit, as every one knows, of wandering very frequently through the town after nightfall in various disguises to see for himself that justice was done, and also, it may be confessed, by no means loth to encounter such adventures as he might meet with. Many of these have been already related, but others, no whit less interesting and extraordinary, remain still untold. Some of these adventures were very diverting and naturally pleasing, but others involved so many dangers and such hardships that it is indeed surprising that the Caliph should ever again have ventured on these nocturnal ramblings. An adventure of the latter and more serious description happened as follows, and may be entitled:
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TALES OF THE CALIPH.
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