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  • KABLOONA

    07 June 2021

    ◄► Chapter 4 .. I am not a very methodical man, but I had had some notion of rationing my grub according to the number of days I should be out. This was not a procedure compatible with Eskimo life. I could never make them understand the principle of rationing....

  • Judar et ses frères .. Analysis

    06 May 2021

    3. Dschuder Ben Omar. [39] Es lebte einst ein Mann in Kairo, der hiess Dschuder Ben Omar; seiner Beschäftigung nach war er Fischer und hatte eine Mutter und zwei Brüder. Die beiden Brüder waren ... ◄► Es lebte einst ein Mann in Kairo, der hiess Judar...

  • The Adventure of the Blanched Soldier

    23 August 2021

    ◄► I was finishing this little analysis of the case when the door was opened and the austere figure of the great dermatologist was ushered in. But for once his sphinx-like features had relaxed and there was a warm humanity in his eyes. He strode up to...

  • THE THREE GARRIDEBS

    04 November 2019

    ◄► It may have been a comedy or it may have been a tragedy .. verb (قَدَّرَ / consider, look at as) .. It cost one man his reason, and it cost me a bloodletting, and it cost yet another man the penalties of the law .. ((قَدَّرَ) relate to cost .. There...

  • Abdallāh der Landmann und Abdallāh der Meermann

    14 May 2021

    ◄► Ferner erzählt man, daß einmal ein Fischer, Namens Abdallāh, lebte, der eine große Familie, bestehend aus neun Kindern und ihrer Mutter, hatte und dabei sehr arm war, so daß er nichts als sein Netz besaß. Er pflegte jeden Tag ans Meer zum Fischen zu...

  • Stories of Sherlock Holmes

    03 March 2020

    “From a drop of water,” said the writer, “a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or heard of one or the other . . SO ALL LIFE IS A GREAT CHAIN , the nature of which is known whenever we are shown a single...

  • https://fairytalez.com/dancing-water-singing-apple-speaking-bird/

    27 May 2021 ( #fairytalez.com )

    ◄► There was once an herb-gatherer who had three daughters who earned their living by spinning. One day their father died and left them all alone in the world. Now the king had a habit of going about the streets at night, and listening at the doors to...

  • abdullah the fisherman and abdullah the merman

    14 May 2021

    ◄► There was once a fisherman named Abdallah, who had a wife and nine children and was very poor, owning nothing but his net. Every day he used to go to the sea to fish, and if he caught little, he sold it and spent the price on his children, after the...

  • Brouillon .. Der treue Johannes - Grimm brothers

    03 October 2022

    ► [Der treue Johannes - Grimm brothers] is similar to [Der Morgenstern - Oskar Dähnhardt - Hungary] .. [Der treue Johannes] connects the story of [Von den sieben Simeonen, den leiblichen Brüdern - Russia] with the story of [The four skillful brothers...

  • A CASE OF IDENTITY

    04 November 2019

    Miss Mary Sutherland " A Case of Identity" is one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and is the third story in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes . The story revolves around the ... “Why did you come away to consult...

  • Brouillon ..

    04 January 2022

    1 ◄► Es war einmal eine Königstochter, die hatte in ihrem Schloß hoch unter der Zinne einen Saal mit zwölf Fenstern, die gingen nach allen Himmelsgegenden, und wenn sie hinaufstieg und umherschaute, so konnte sie ihr ganzes Reich übersehen. Aus dem ersten...

  • The Musgrave Ritual

    04 November 2019

    Mus-grave ? .. Musse / Muße ⇒ leisure time, Freie Zeit , Unbeschäftigsein .. Muße, as Unbeschäftigsein ⇒ so I rose and lit the candle with the intention of continuing a novel which I was reading ⇒ [ as a w ay to pass th e time] = Muße .. An anomaly which...

  • THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY

    04 November 2019

    “It is of THE HIGHEST IMPORTANCE in the art of detection to be able to recognize, out of a number of facts, which are INCIDENTAL and which VITAL. Otherwise your energy and attention must be dissipated instead of being concentrated .. (The Reigate Puzzle)...

  • THE BOYS WITH THE GOLDEN STARS

    27 May 2021 ( #THE VIOLET FAIRY BOOK )

    The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Violet Fairy Book, by Various This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or ◄► Once upon a time what happened did happen: and if...

  • The Lost World

    09 June 2020

    It was a man who walked inside a framework made of bent ⇒ (ثَنَى ) canes so that he was enclosed on all sides in a bell-shaped cage. As I drew nearer I was more amazed still to see that it was Lord John Roxton .. ◄► When he saw me he slipped from under...

  • THE THREE GOLDEN HAIRS OF GRANDFATHER ALLKNOW

    24 May 2021

    II.--'THE THREE GOLDEN HAIRS OF GRANDFATHER ALLKNOW.' THERE was once, a king in a distant land, who was a great sportsman, and his favorite sport of all was hunting. He went often into the woods alone to track wild deer .. One day he chased a stag to...

  • The Cloister and the Hearth

    02 June 2021

    CHAPTER I Not a day passes over the earth, but men and women of no note do great deeds, speak great words, and suffer noble sorrows. Of these obscure heroes, philosophers, and martyrs, the greater part will never be known till that hour, when many that...

  • Die Gänsehirtin am Brunnen

    06 February 2021

    ◄► Die Gänsehirtin am Brunnen .. The king to his daughters : can you not express to me, how much do you love me? .. The motive to prefer something , or to make a likeness with something than another, unveil different ideals .. And consequently, different...

  • Brouillon ....

    09 January 2022

    1. Der Ritterkeller auf dem Kyffhäuser. 1 ◄► Ein armer, aber guter und immer lustiger Mann .. lustiger → (مَرِح المِزاج) → Kyff .. aus Tilleda richtete einst eine Kindtaufe aus; es war schon die achte. Den Gevattern mußte er, nach Sitte, einen Schmaus...

  • Brouillon .. Das Rätsel

    28 April 2022

    1 ◄► Es war einmal ein Königssohn, der bekam Lust, in der Welt umherzuziehen .. (Lust in der Welt umherzuziehen) suggest (تحرى) = (to gain knowledge of the world by oneself) .. ► und nahm niemand mit als einen treuen Diener .. A trusty servant (حَرِيٌّ...

  • Springendes Wasser, sprechender Vogel, singender Baum

    27 May 2021

    3. Springendes Wasser, sprechender Vogel, singender Baum. [10] Es waren einmal drei Hirtentöchter, davon waren zwei klug und die dritte war einfältig. Die erste von ihnen sagte einmal, als sie ihre ◄► Es waren einmal drei Hirtentöchter, davon waren zwei...

  • DER STARKE HANS

    06 February 2021

    ◄► STRONG HANS — DER STARKE HANS .. "was machst du da droben?" → (عطَف الغُصْنَ أماله or عَطَّفَ العُودَ : حَنَاهُ) .. [Der Tannendreher] antwortete: "Ich habe gestern Reiswellen zusammengetragen und will mir ein Seil dazu [drehen عَطَفَ or لَوى, turn,...

  • Brouillon nouveau

    14 August 2022

    There was once in Cairo, a man named Judar ben omar .. He was a fisherman of occupation / il était pêcheur de profession ou d'occupation - (Beschäftigung / having an occupation, eine Beschäftigung ) contrast with (being an idler / همال / Bummler ) .....

  • The Norwood Builder

    04 November 2019

    ◄► The Norwood Builder .. “The thumb-mark, Lestrade (thumb إبهام اليَدِ ), You said it was final; and so it was, in a very different sense .. That is, in the sense "donkey" .. إبهام = something incomprehensible or [nonsense ] = [أَمْرٌ مُبْهَم ] .. bahim...

  • THE CROOKED MAN

    04 November 2019

    ◄► One summer night, a few months after my marriage, I was seated by my own hearth smoking a last pipe and (nodding over طفَا على) a novel, for my day's work had been an exhausting one. My wife had already gone upstairs, and the sound of the locking of...

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