Tales from the Arabic
by John Payne<

    Volume 1

    Breslau Text
  1. Asleep and Awake
    1. Story of the Lackpenny and the Cook
  2. The Khalif Omar Ben Abdulaziz and the Poets
  3. El Hejjaj and the Three Young Men
  4. Haroun Er Reshid and the Woman of the Barmecides
  5. The Ten Viziers; or the History of King Azadbekht and His Son
    1. Of the Uselessness of Endeavour Against Persistent Ill Fortune
      1. Story of the Unlucky Merchant
    2. Of Looking to the Issues of Affairs
      1. Story of the Merchant and His Sons
    3. Of the Advantages of Patience
      1. Story of Abou Sabir
    4. Of the Ill Effects of Precipitation
      1. Story of Prince Bihzad
    5. Of the Issues of Good and Evil Actions
      1. Story of King Dadbin and His Viziers
    6. Of Trust in God
      1. Story of King Bexhtzeman
    7. Of Clemency
      1. Story of King Bihkerd
    8. Of Envy and Malice
      1. Story of Ilan Shah and Abou Temam
    9. Of Destiny or That Which Is Written on the Forehead
      1. Story of King Abraham and His Son
    10. Of the Appointed Term, Which, If it Be Advanced, May Not Be Deferred and If it Be Deferred, May Not Be Advanced
      1. Story of King Suleiman Shah and His Sons
    11. Of the Speedy Relief of God
      1. Story of the Prisoner and How God Gave Him Relief
  6. Jaafer Ben Yehya and Abdulmelik Ben Salih the Abbaside
  7. Er Reshid and the Barmecides
  8. Ibn Es Semmak and Er Reshid
  9. El Mamoun and Zubeideh
  10. En Numan and the Arab of the Benou Tai
  11. Firouz and His Wife
  12. King Shah Bekht and His Vizier Er Rehwan
    1. Story of the Man of Khorassan, His Son and His Governor
    2. Story of the Singer and the Druggist
    3. Story of the King Who Knew the Quintessence of Things
    4. Story of the Rich Man Who Gave His Fair Daughter in Marriage to the Poor Old Man
    5. Story of the Rich Man and His Wasteful Son
    6. The King's Son Who Fell in Love with the Picture
    7. Story of the Fuller and His Wife
    8. Story of the Old Woman, the Merchant and the King
    9. Story of the Credulous Husband
    10. Story of the Unjust King and the Tither
      1. Story of David and Solomon
    11. Story of the Thief and the Woman
    12. Story of the Three Men and Our Lord Jesus
      1. The Disciple's Story
    13. Story of the Dethroned King Whose Kingdom and Good Were Restorfd to Him
    14. Story of the Man Whose Caution Was the Cause of His Death
    15. Story of the Man Who Was Lavish of His House and His Victual to One Whom He Knew Not
    16. Story of the Idiot and the Sharper
    17. Story of Khelbes and His Wife and the Learned Man
      Volume 2

      King Shah Bekht and His Vizier Er Rehwan (Continued)
    18. Story of the Pious Woman Accused of Lewdness
    19. Story of the Journeyman and the Girl
    20. Story of the Weaver Who Became a Physician by His Wife's Commandment
    21. Story of the Two Sharpers Who Cheated Each His Fellow
    22. Story of the Sharpers with the Money-Changer and the Ass
    23. Story of the Sharper and the Merchants
      1. Story of the Hawk and the Locust
    24. Story Op the King and His Chamberlain Wife
      1. Story of the Old Woman and the Draper's Wife
    25. Story of the Foul-favoured Man and His Fair Wife
    26. Story of the King Who Lost Kingdom and Wife and Wealth and God Restored Them To Him
    27. Story of Selim and Selma
    28. Story of the King of Hind and His Vizier
  13. El Melik Ez Zahir Rukneddin Bibers El Bunducdari and the Sixteen Officers Of Police
    1. The First Officer's Story
    2. The Second Officer's Story
    3. The Third Officer's Story
    4. The Fourth Officer's Story
    5. The Fifth Officer's Story
    6. The Sixth Officer's Story
    7. The Seventh Officer's Story
    8. The Eighth Officer's Story
      1. The Thief's Story
    9. The Ninth Officer's Story
    10. The Tenth Officer's Story
    11. The Eleventh Officer's Story
    12. The Twelfth Officer's Story
    13. The Thirteenth Officer's Story
    14. The Fourteenth Officer's Story
      1. A Merry Jest of a Thief
      2. Story of the Old Sharper
    15. The Fifteenth Officer's Story
    16. The Sixteenth Officer's Story
  14. Abdallah Ben Nafi and the King's Son of Cashghar
    1. Story of the Damsel Tuhfet El Culoub and the Khalif Haroun Er Reshid

    Calcutta (1814-8) Text

  15. Women's Craft

    Volume 3

    Breslau Text

  16. Noureddin Ali of Damascus and the Damsel Sitt El Milah
  17. El Abbas and the King's Daughter of Baghdad
  18. The Two Kings and the Vizier's Daughters
  19. The Favourite and Her Lover
  20. The Merchant of Cairo and the Favourite of the Khalif El Mamoun El Hakim Bi Amrillah
    Conclusion


    Calcutta (1814-18) Text.

  21. Story of Sindbad the Sailor and Hindbad the Porter
    1. The Sixth Voyage of Sindbad the Sailor
    2. The Seventh Voyage of Sindbad the Sailor

    Table of Contents of the Calcutta (1839-42) and Boulac Editions
    Table of Contents of the Breslau Edition
    Table of Contents of the Calcutta Edition
    Alphabetical Table of the First Lines of the Verse in the "Tales from the Arabic"
    Index to the Names of the "Tales from the Arabic"





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