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

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STORY OF THE JEALOUS SISTERS 401
scissors from his saddle pockets, and requested permission to cut off some of the moustache, as he had a question of great importance to ask the dervish. The dervish made a sign that he might do as he liked, and when a fewT inches of his hair and beard had been pruned all round, the prince assured the holy man that he would hardly
PRINCE BAHMAN PRUNES THE DERVISH'S BEARD
believe how much younger he looked. The dervish smiled at his compliments, and thanked him for what he had done.
' Let me,' he said, ' show you my gratitude for making me more comfortable by telling me what I can do for you.'
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