Excerpt from The Arabian Nights' Entertainments Mr. Dallaway, in his Constantinople, Ancient and Modern, has the following passage: Much of the romantic air which pervades the domestic habits of the persons described in the Arabian Nights'. Entertainments, ' particularly in mferior life, will be observed in passing through the streets of that city; and we receive with additional pleasure a remembrance of the delight with which we at first perused them, in finding them authentic dortraits of every Oriental nation. Mnonuo'ronr mao]. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.