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Prince Baber and His Wives: And, the Slave Girl Narcissus and the Nawab of Lalput

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Prince Baber and His Wives: And, the Slave Girl Narcissus and the Nawab of Lalput

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    Available in PDF Format | Prince Baber and His Wives: And, the Slave Girl Narcissus and the Nawab of Lalput.pdf | English
    William St. Clair (Author)
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. 1901. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII. AN ARCHITECT'S EYE. The architect Mogul Beg, who had built Baber's houses and arranged the purchase of land for him, was honest, skilful and attentive to his duties. When his Master re-entered the Valley of Cashmeer, after having been wounded at the battle of Sobraon, he welcomed him, and turning round to give any aid that might be required by Baber's followers, his eyes fell on Pearl, Nasiban's sister. Her splendid style of beauty fairly captivated him, he felt almost beside himself, but with a strong effort of his will recovered his presence of mind. Mogul Beg often paid a visit to Baber's house and every now and then caught sight of Nasiban, but it was Pearl he longed to meet again and if possible to speak to her, but no fitting opportunity presented itself. So becoming desperate, he set out to visit Baber, and in a passage leading to Baber's room, as his good fortune would have it, he met Pearl most becomingly dressed, so as to suit her magnificent style of beauty. Mogul Beg presented her with a flower, which he was holding in his hand, Pearl accepted it, smiled and passed on. He felt so encouraged by the smile which Pearl had bestowed on him that he forthwith entered Baber's private apartment and opened out his request. 'Morning, noon and night since I met the sister of your blessed wife Nasiban, I have been as one demented. I can neither eat, drink nor sleep. I have no wife and I have a very comfortable home to offer to the heartenchanting Pearl. So be pleased, my Master, to assist your humble servant in securing Pearl for him as a wife. I will now take my leave and call again to-morrow.' 'I will do my best for you,' said Baber. 'That is enough,' replied Mogul Beg,:'and now dismiss your slave in peace.' Baber pondered over what Mogul Be...
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  • William St. Clair (Author)
  • General Books LLC (30 Jan. 2012)
  • English
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