The Book Of The Thousand Nights And A Night, Vol 1 Page-391

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

A plain and literal translation of the arabian nights entertainments

[FN#298] A compound scent of ambergris, musk and aloes. [FN#299] The ends of the bridle-reins forming the whip. [FN#300] The flying horse is Pegasus which is a Greek travesty of an Egyptian myth developed India. [FN#300] The Bres. Edit. wrongly says “the seventh.” [FN#302] Arab. “Sharmutah” (plur. Shar�m�t) from the root Sharmat, to shred, a favourite Egyptian word also applied in vulgar speech to a strumpet, a punk, a piece. It is also the popular term for strips of jerked or boucaned meat hung up m the sun to dry, and classically called “Kad�d.” [FN#303] Arab. “Iz�r,” the man’s waistcloth opposed to the Rid�