The tales of the genii or the delightful lessons of Horam, the Son of Asmar Volume 2

9781235240164: The tales of the genii or the delightful lessons of Horam, the Son of Asmar Volume 2
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1800 Excerpt: ... presence, as the enraged tyger springs from the pursuit of the valorous huntsman. Immediate orders were given to the jaunisuiesto seize on the children of Sadak, who were with their giandlire Mepiki on the opposite shores of Asia. But ere the jannisaries could reach the village, the two elder were slown away with the aged Mepiki. Amurath in wrath cursed thejannisaries for their neglect, and ordered Doubor to dispose of the sive that were taken in the prisons of the seraglio. The rnext morning the malicious monarch appeared before Kalasrade, and commanded her to yield to his desires. The affrighted Kalasrade, trusting to the monarch's oath, resused to comply; and Amurath, enraged, sound one semale in the seraglio, who thought herlelf not honoured by his lascivious offers. Pride and sury possessed his soul, and he commanded Doubor to bring the eldest of Kalasrade's children before him. The little innocent was dragged out of the dungeon, and came with trembling limbs into the presence of Amurath.. Doubor,' 'Doubor,' said the sultan, 'unstieath thy scymitar, and sacrisice that accursed pledge of Sadsk's love before my eyes.' The heart-wounded Kalasrade, who had long been torn from her children, rejoiced at the fight of Radial, the eldest of her daughters; and the little Radial, when she perceived her tender mother, forgot the terrors of the. dungeon and the frowns of Amurith, and ran from the chief of the eunuchs, and hid herself in tJie folds of Kalasrade's garments. The bold afsections of a mother at tint instant animated the tender Kalasrade, and folding her daughter in her arms, she passionately embraced the beauteous Radial, and bedewed her little cheeks with maternal tears. The mighty Amurath could not behold the sc;ne unmoved! but the thoughts that S;da...

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