The Book Of The Thousand Nights And A Night, Vol 1 Page-463

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

A plain and literal translation of the arabian nights entertainments

[FN#698] Or “for every death there is a cause;” but the older Arabs had a saying corresponding with “Deus non fecit mortem.” [FN#699] The King’s barber is usually a man of rank for the best of reasons, that he holds his Sovereign’s life between his fingers. One of these noble Figaros in India married an English lady who was, they say, unpleasantly surprised to find out what were her husband’s official duties.