The Legends of the Panjab Volume 1

The Legends of the Panjab Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...or else I will hang you.' Hearing this said the parrot, " Princess hear my words: What has it to do with this gardener? Hear thou my words." 75 Hearing this said the Princess, "Listen, Har Dai, my maid: Kill this parrot and bring him to me." Away ran the maid and came to the parrot. The parrot flapped his wings and flew away: he went not near the Princess. Girls and maids wandered about, but the parrot fell not into their hands. 80 The Princess astonished slept on her couch. The paiTot thought in his mind, "Now what shall I do to-day? I will thrust my beak into the Princess's body." The parrot flew off and came to the Princess. Thinking in his mind, he thrust in his beak. 85 He thrust his beak deep into the Princess's body. He thrust his beak into her face. The Princess got up quickly and seized the parrot. The blood stood upon the Princess's face and the maid asked her, "Princess, why look at the parrot? thy face is injured." 90 "What do you say about my face? I have caught the parrot. I had seized it and it died in my royal hands." "What?" said a maid, "Hear my words, Princess: Put down the parrot, and look to your face." Hearing this the Princess put the parrot down on the bed. There i- a doubt as to this name: see note to text. 95 And the Princess herself wiped the blood from her face. The Princess forgot him and the parrot became sorrowful. He flapped his wings and flew into the lizard's hole. Thought the Princess in her mind, "This is no parrot, but something else." "I will seat thee on my breast, thou shalt eat what thy mouth demands: 100 Come to me now, eat what thy mouth demands." Hearing this said the parrot, " Princess, hear my words: ...show more

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  • Paperback | 134 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 254g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236638085
  • 9781236638083