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As they were speaking, lo! " On the morrow he took ten trays and, putting on each a costly present, went up with them to the palace; and the Caliph was sitting on the throne when, behold, Ala al-Din appeared at the door of the Divan, repeating these two couplets, "Honour and Glory wait on thee each morn! * Thine enviers' noses in the dust be set! " The Caliph accepted his gift and, ordering him a robe of honour, made him Provost of the merchants and gave him a seat in the Divan. " Answered the merchant, "Thou hast done well, O Commander of the Faithful, for he is ours and one of us.

Now when his mother saw him in this plight, she said to him, "Heaven assain thee, O my son! " Then the youth's weakness redoubled upon him, till he gave up sleeping and eating, and his mother bound her head with the fillets of mourning. " So the Caliph bade lay him in bilboes and write thereon, "Appointed to remain here until death and not to be loosed but on the corpse washer's bench;" and they cast him fettered into limbo. " Quoth the old woman, "I have a son called Ahmad Kamakim, the arch-thief, who lieth chained in jail and on his bilboes is written, 'Appointed to remain till death'; so do thou don thy richest clothes and trick thee out with thy finest jewels and present thyself to thy husband with an open face and smiling mien; and when he seeketh of thee what men seek of women, put him off and baulk him of his will and say, 'By Allah, 'tis a strange thing!

So the Caliph went in,--And Shahrazad perceived the dawn of day and ceased to say her permitted say. " So the Caliph bade carry her back to the Harim and saying to Ala Al-Din, "Do not absent thyself from us," returned to his palace. Accordingly, next morning, Ala Al-Din, mounted and rode to the Divan, where he took his seat as Chief of the Sixty. " So in obedience to the King, Ja'afar took Ala al-Din and went down with him to the bazar. " So the Emir called the broker, who brought the girl to him, and asked her her name.

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