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Children's Classic Fairy Tales From The East, Edited By Andrew Lang

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152                THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
twenty cubits long and as many broad, also a fish that was like a cow and had skin so thick that it was used to make shields. Another I saw that was like a camel in shape and colour. So by degrees we came back to Balsora, and I returned to Bagdad with so much money that I could not myself count it, besides treasures without end. I gave largely to the poor, and bought much land to add to what I already possessed, and thus ended my third voyage.
When Sindbad had finished his story he gave another hundred sequins to Hind bad, who then departed with the other guests, but next day when they had all re­assembled, and the banquet was ended, their host continued his adventures.
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