Saturday, July 23, 2016

Hanauer. Tales Told in Palestine

Today's free book is Tales Told in Palestine by J. E. Hanauer. For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available at the Internet Archive, Hathi Trust, and Google Books.


Anecdotes More or Less Historical
The Lions of St. Stephen’s Gate
At the Gate
A Nameless Tomb
The Grave of Kolonimos
The Talking Door
The Stolen Leben
The Well of the Dog
The Queer Folk of Dayr Es-Senne
The Kurds of Hebron
The Maidens’ Chambers
The Saragossa Roll
Genuine Kindness
Allah the Bountiful
A Shrewd Judge
A Wise Answer
Birth Vvs. Training
The Decisions of Karakash:
An Eye for an Eye
An Impracticable Sentence
The Weight of Evidence

Legends of Saints and Heroes
The Tree of the Cross
The Mighty Men of Old
Abraham and the Animals
The Adventures of Abraham
The Death of Abraham
A Variation on Job
Moses’ Shepherd
David and Uriah
An Incorrigible Boaster
El-khudr
St. George and the Dragon
Hakim Risto

Stories of Modern Miracles 
An Abundant Answer
The Paralyzed Assassin
The Lost Dagger
A Miraculous Deliverance
A Friend in Need
Elijah in Alexandria
The Tenth Man
A Contest in Generosity
An Unlawful Curiosity
A Wonderful Chain
Dumb Dogs

Tales Embodying Popular Superstitions
The Origin of the Jan
A Pledge of Ill Luck
An Unwilling Husband
The Magical Name
Modesty and Avarice
Ambiguous Names
A Timely Grace
A Jinni’s Hospitality
The Day of Judgment
A Feeble Folk
The Woodcutter’s Daughter
A Sudden Transformation

Specimens of Oriental Wit and Wisdom
The Mysteries of Providence
The Angel of Death
A Glimpse Behind the Scenes
A Rare Occasion
The Lost Chapter
A Curious Calendar
The Devil a Learner
A Shrewd Saleswoman
A Loosened Tent-Peg
The Devil Outdone
At a Fire
The Hoopoe’s Stories:
Wasted Affection
A Remedy for Shrewishness
The Last Resort
The Camels’ Grievance

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