Selections from the Prem Sāgar and Bāg̲h̲-o Bahār: Translated Into Literal English with Copious Notes, Having a Table, Shewing the Genealogies of Krishn Chand, King Kans, and the Kauravs and Pānḍavs

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318. oldal - Then she went down and opened the door, and he gave her the meat and the vegetables ; and as soon as he saw her he fell in love with her. And he prolonged the conversation with her, and at length said to her : " Thou dost not invite me to take even a cup of coffee with thee, still less more solid refreshment.
307. oldal - Persian poets for its climate, its fruits, and its beautiful women. replied, ' When they went to Bukhara, one of them lost all his property at the gambling house, and is now a sweeper at the same house, and keeps...
303. oldal - I made them stand near the merchant. The merchant said, " O king ! this man, who is on my right side, is the slave's eldest brother, and, he, who is standing on my left, is my second (lit.
329. oldal - ... praying to God that peradventure my secret might not be revealed, and that I might not be recognized, and that thy life may not be in danger. He is such a Concealer (of secrets) that no one ever enquired whether I was the princess. The harbour-master was examining every one with an eye to purchase. When my turn came, he chose me, and sent me to his house secretly : the rest he presented before the king ' When my father did not find me among them, he dismissed all. All this stratagem he had practised...
269. oldal - I bear witness that there is no God but God, Who is One and has no co-equal; and I bear witness that Mohammed is His servant and is sent from Him.
328. oldal - Arab boat. This dog, also, came along with me. " When I arrived at the port, I kept...
314. oldal - ... to take me out. With much joy I tied the rope tightly to my waist ; some one pulled me up. The night was so dark, that I could not recognise the person who had hauled me up. When I was out, he said, ' Come, be quick ; this is no place to tarry.
334. oldal - I entered the seraglio. There I met the princess; we embraced each other most tenderly, and wept, and praised the goodness...
258. oldal - I will end my passion and my life in some wild or mountain." Having written my wishes I gave the note to the Eunuch ; he carried it to the Princess. After a short while he returned and called me, and conducted me to the door of the Seraglio. On arriving there I saw...
265. oldal - Whether you rub your feet,* or put your head howed down, The words of your forehead,f whatever they may be, must come to pass. ' That Absolute^ King, who has made you a sovereign, the same has also caused me to be called a princess. In the workhouse of His power no one has any influence. Your person is my benefactor, and the object of my respect and veneration. § Should I make the dust of your Majesty's pure feet the antimony (for my eyes), then it would be proper ; but the fate of every body is...

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