We were all stripped ; and instead of our own clothes, they gave us sorry rags, and carried us into a remote island, where they sold us. I fell into the hands of a rich merchant, who, as soon as he bought me, carried mc to his house, treated me well, and clad me handsomely for a ... I continued this game for two months, and killed an elephant every day, getting sometimes upon one tree and sometimes upon another. ... It is a sign that he loves you, and has use for your service in the world.
|Title||:||Arabian nights' entertainments [from the French version of A. Galland] New Arabian nights [from the French version of D. Chavis and J. Cazotte|