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372               THE STORY OF PRINCE AHMED
After this he said: ' This is not yet enough ; I will use the whole town after the same manner if they do not immediately acknow­ledge Prince Ahmed, my brother-in-law, for their Sultan and the Sultan of the Indies.' Then all that were there present made the air echo again with the repeated acclamations of: ' Long life to Sultan Ahmed'; and immediately after he was proclaimed through the whole town. Schaibar made him be clothed in the royal vestments, installed him on the throne, and after he had caused all to swear
homage and fidelity to him went and fetched his sister Paribanou, whom he brought with all the pomp and grandeur imaginable, and made her to be owned Sultaness of the Indies.
As for Prince Ah and Princess Nouronnihar, as they had no hand in the conspiracy against Prince Ahmed, and knew nothing of any, Prince Ahmed assigned them a considerable province, with its capital, where they spent the rest of their lives. Afterwards he sent an officer to Prince Houssain to acquaint him with the change and make him an offer of which province he liked best; but that
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