The Book Of The Thousand Nights And A Night, Vol 1 Page-2

The Book Of The Thousand Nights And A Night, Vol 1

A plain and literal translation of the arabian nights entertainments

THE BOOK OF THE THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments Translated and Annotated by Richard F. Burton VOLUME ONE Inscribed to the Memory of My Lamented Friend John Frederick Steinhaeuser, (Civil Surgeon, Aden) who A Quarter of a Century Ago Assisted Me in this Translation. “To the pure all things are pure” (Puris omnia pura) - Arab Proverb. “Niuna corrotta mente intese mai sanamente parole.” - “Decameron” - conclusion. “Erubuit, posuitque meum Lucretia librum Sed coram Bruto. Brute! reced, leget. - Martial. “Miculx est de ris que de larmes escripre, Pour ce que rire est le propre des hommes.”