Excerpt from Prince Baber and His Wives, And, the Slave Girl Narcissus and the Nawab of Lalput
A westerly sun had lighted up the walls, parapets and elegantly-shaped gateways of the palace of Delhi, as a man turned and looked back at the palace which he had just quitted, excl... aiming aloud Strange that my ancestors should have built such a palace, and that I should be a man almost without a home!
A negro who was passing, hearing these words, came close up to the Speaker and re plied Not more strange than that I should be a mere drudge inside the palace, when my ancestors were rulers amongst the Moun tains of the Moon. If your Highness wishes to make a real start in life, call on me and I will help you. I live near the Great Mos que. Forgive my intrusion.
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