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The Bengali Reader with a Translation and Vocabulary of All the Words Occurring in the Text

Duncan Forbes (Author)
Synopsis Tales of a parrot. 1. An account of Mayamun's birth and of Khojesta's falling in love. 2. Of a certain sentinel who performed a noble action towards the king of Tebarastan. 3. Of a Goldsmith and a carpenter, who concealed some golden images which they had stolen. 4. Of a young nobleman who formed an erroneous opinion of the conduct of a soldier's wife. 5. Of a Goldsmith, a carpenter, a tailor, and a pilgrim, who quarrelled about a wooden image. 6. Of a certain Fakir who fell in love with the daughter of the king of Kanyakubja or Kanoj. 7. Of a merchant who lost his daughter. 8. Of a prince of Babal who became enamoured of a certain damsel. 9. Of a king who did not accept a merchant's daughter. 10. Of a merchant and a barber who beat some Brahmans with a staff. Four stories taken from the collection entitled the stories of the thirty-two images of Vikramaditya: 1. Story of the eleventh image. 2. Story of the twenty-eighth image. 3. Story of the twenty-ninth image. 4. Story of the thirty-first image. Four stories taken from the work entitled the touchstone of men: 1. The story of the compassionate hero. 2. The tale of the hero who was devoted to truth. 3. A tale in praise of the science of arms. 4. A tale of a Buffoon (Showing the use of Drollery). A vocabulary, Bengali and English.
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Title The Bengali Reader with a Translation and Vocabulary of All the Words Occurring in the Text
Author Duncan Forbes
Format Hardcover
Date published: 11.03.2007
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher Sagnik Books
Language: English
isbn 8190333046
length x+214p.