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Eugenia's only objection is that any talk of love is inappropriate between the living and the potentially dead: "Wou'd you have me make my self so miserable, as to set my heart upon one who may be lost in every Rencounter or Attaque" (197).
Abdullah] told of the climbing up of the fortunate son from the low degree to wedding with kings' daughters; mingling in his tale many delightful standings by the way,--perils and despairs, gifts of precious jewels, the power of talismans, the finding of hid treasures, and the blissful rencounters as "the joy that lasteth evermo," of separated affections; the sound of the trumpet and the battle, and thereafter the secure and happy days.