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Arabian Nights, p. 46. (23  July  1804) Galland, AntoineArabian nights entertainments consisting of one thousand stories, told by the sultaness of the Indies, to divert the sultan from the execution of a bloody vow he had made to marry a lady every day and have her cut off every morning, to avenge himself for the disloyalty of his first sultaness, &c. Translated into French from the Arabian MSS by M. Galland, of the Royal Academy, and now done into English. 1706

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