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AN EASTERN NARRATIVE.
W. GIFFORD PALGRAVE,
AUTHOR OF " TRAVELS IN CENTRAL ARABIA,
“I ran it through, even from my boyish days,
To the very moment that he bade me tell it ;
249. y. 485.
PART II. (continued.) “ BEFORE we parted it was agreed between us that Moharib should meet me the next day at a ķahwah which I named in a back street of the town; and should there bring me Zahra's message. He did so. It appointed the same place and time for the morrow as the day before.
“ And now began for me a period of happiness such as I had never known till then, nor have ever since. Though not daily,— that could not be, owing to hindrances arising sometimes from her family and her occupations, sometimes from mine,-my visits at the little door with the red mark, which, by the way, I took care to dull considerably, though not wholly to efface, were frequent; and the door