Swynnerton. Indian Nights' Entertainment

Today's free book is Indian Nights' Entertainment: or, Folk-tales from the Upper Indus by Charles Swynnerton, with illustrations by Indian artists. For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

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

You can also find this book published together with Romantic Tales from the Panjab in a single volume (link is to the Hathi Trust edition online).




I. THE SAGACIOUS LUMBARDAR
II. THE BANEYRWAL AND THE THIEF
III. THE TIGER AND THE HARE
IV. THE GREEDY MONKEY
V. REPENTANCE
VI. THE PREACHER CONFOUNDED
VII. PRINCE AHMED AND THE FLYING HORSE
VIII THE MAN AND THE BEAR
IX. THE MISER AND THE GRAIN OF WHEAT
X. THE BANEYR MAN AND THE MILL
XI. THE FARMER, HIS WIFE, AND THE OPEN DOOR
XII. THE FOUR ASSOCIATES
XIII. THE STORY OF LULL, THE IDIOT
XIV. THE SAINT AND THE PILGRIM
XV. THE LOVE OF MONEY
XVI. CHARACTERISTIC PRIDE OF THE BANEYRWALS
XVII. THE FALSE WITNESS
XVIII. THE KING AND THE PARROT
XIX. THE OLD WEAVER AND THE CAMEL'S FOOTPRINTS
XX. GREEBA, THE WEAVER
XXI. EESARA AND CANEESARA
XXII. THE STORY OF THE KING AND THE FOUR GIRLS
XXIII. THE MULE AND THE TRAVELLER
XXIV. THE FROG AND THE FARRIER
XXV. THE ELEPHANT AND HIS KEEPER
XXVI. THE FOUR WEAVERS
XXVII. THE KING AND HIS DAUGHTERS
XXVIII. THE WIDOW OF BANEYR
XXIX. THE GARDENER'S WIFE, THE POTTER'S WIFE, AND THE CAMEL
XXX. THE THREE WEAVERS
XXXI. THE WEAVER'S MISTAKE
XXXII. THE DELUDED WEAVERS
XXXIII. THE KING AND THE FARMER
XXXIV. THE WEAVER AND THE PROPHECY
XXXV. THE BANEYRWAL AND HIS DROWNED WIFE
XXXVI. THE PRETENTIOUS FROG
XXXVII. THE ADVENTURES OF ULPHOO AND SHURPHOO
XXXVIII. A SLIGHT MISTAKE
XXXIX. THE THIEF AND THE POOR MAN
XL. THE TRAVELLER AND HIS CAMEL
XLI. THE TWO FRIENDS
XLII. THE YOUNG MAN AND THE SNAKE
XLIII. THE WEAVER AND THE THIEVES
XLIV. THE TRAVELLER AND THE OILMAN
XLV. AN UNFORTUNATE JACKAL
XLVI. THE WEAVER AND THE WATER-MELON
XLVII. THE PRINCE AND THE VIZIER'S SON
XLVIII. THE FAMINE AND THE WEAVER
XLIX. THE TWO WEAVERS AND THE GRASSHOPPERS
L. THE PATHAN AND THE PLUMS
LI. SHISHAT KHAN OF LAHORE
LII. THE PHILOSOPHIC BANERWAL
LIII. OF GOD AND THE NOBLEMAN
LIV. THE NINE-KILLING KHAN
LV. THE SILVERSMITH AND HIS MOTHER'S BANGLE
LVI. HOW A WOMAN COULD NOT KEEP A SECRET
LVII. THE STORY OF ALI THE MERCHANT AND THE BRAHMIN
LVIII. THE TWO MISERS
LIX. THE KING AND THE ROBBERS
LX. THE PAINTED JACKAL
LXI. THE JACKAL AND THE EWE-SHEEP
LXII. GHOLAM BADSHAH AND HIS SON MALIK
LXIII. THE QUEEN AND THE GOLDSMITH
LXIV. THE WILD DOG OF PEEHOOR
LXV. THE WEAVER AND THE PRIEST
LXVI. THE JACKAL AND THE FLEAS
LXVII. THE SILLY JACKASS
LXVIII. THE FRIENDLY RAT
LXIX. THE STUBBORN NATURE OF THE AFGHANS
LXX. A STORY OF A BARBER
LXXI. THE ADVENTURES OF ROOP AND BUSSUNT, THE TWO SONS OF RAJAH BUNCE
LXXII. THE BANEYRWAL AND HIS MOTHER
LXXlll. FUZZLE NOOR AND THE DEMON
LXXIV. THE SEVEN WISE MEN OF BUNEYR
LXXV. THE FOOLISH QUACK
LXXVI. THE CAMEL AND THE RAT
LXXVII. THE CROW AND ITS YOUNG
LXXVI1I. THE TWO SIMPLE BANERWALS
LXXIX. THE BANEYR MAN AND THE BOAT
LXXX. GHOLAM BADSHAH AND HIS SON GHOOL
LXXXI. LAL BADSHAH, THE RED KING; OR, THE TWO LITTLE PRINCESSES
LXXXII. PRINCE BAIRAM AND THE FAIRY BRIDE
LXXXIII. THE SILLY WEAVER GIRL
LXXXIV. THE TIGER AND THE CAT
LXXXV. THE PRINCESS AND THE OGRES

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