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Page 48 - You must know then,' said the vizier, ' that one of these owls has a son, and the other a daughter, between whom they are now upon a treaty of marriage. The father of the son said to the father of the daughter in my hearing, Brother, I consent to this marriage, provided you will settle upon your daughter fifty ruined villages for her portion.
Page 29 - Having left his clothes ou the bank, he descended into the well naked. As soon as he had got to the bottom., the boy took his clothes and ran away with them. The thief having searched a long time and not finding the necklace, came up again; but not seeing the boy any where, he exclaimed, Even I, who am a rogue, have been deceived by a boy.
Page 29 - As а boy was sitting on the brink of a well crying bitterly, a thief came there, and seeing him, asked him why he was crying. He answered, as I was playing here I looked into this well, when the necklace of pearls that was on my neck, slipped off and fell into the water. Now, if I go home without the necklace, my father and mother will beat me ; on this account I am crying. The thief, thinking he would be able to steal it, said to him "Dont be afraid my lad, I will go down into the well and get...
Page 54 - On their way home, the former, not knowing the contents of the pumpkin, began to grumble at the king's present and told the latter that he would sell it to him for his two fanams, to which the Brahman consented.
Page 145 - ... country comprising some hundreds or thousands of acres of arable and waste land ; politically viewed, it resembles a corporation or township. Its proper establishment of officers and servants consists of the following descriptions. The potail, or head inhabitant, who has the general superintendence of the affairs of the village, settles the disputes of the inhabitants, attends to the police, and performs the duty...
Page 17 - One day he saw a bull and made a spring at him, but by chance missing his aim, he fell into a deep pit that was on the other side. Upon this the beasts, having seen the tiger fall, collected together, and said, if we do not now kill the tiger, he will again oppress us; we should therefore, destroy him.
Page 123 - Taddhita suffix very extensively subjoined to substantive* to form adjectives attributive of that of which a thing is chiefly made or consists: eg ^<"Ū*i
Page 97 - Brahmans, the family priest conducting all the ceremonials and sacrifices of a house or family; chief; minister; counsellor; planet Jupiter, or Vrihaspati, the regent of that planet, and preceptor of the gods.
Page 31 - The crow was moved by this supplication, and taking compassion on him, entered his mouth, from which he took out the bone, and asked the tiger for the flesh he had promised. The tiger replied "When you entered my mouth I did not crush you in my jaws, but allowed you to come out uninjured. Ungrateful for this, do you ask me for flesh? go about your business.
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