The Arabian Nights Entertainments - online book

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

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start in three days' time. The ship is to set sail, and I have arranged all about your passage with the captain,'
' You could not bring me better news,' replied Cama-ralzaman, ' and in return I have something pleasant to tell you. Follow me and see the good fortune which has befallen you.'
He then led the gardener to the cave, and having shown him the treasure stored up there, said how happy
it made him that Heaven should in this way reward his kind host's many virtues and compensate him for the privations of many years.
'What do you mean?' asked the gardener. 'Do you imagine that I should appropriate this treasure ? It is yours, and I have no right whatever to it. For the last eighty years I have dug up the ground here without discovering
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