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SULTAN. The title of the Turkish sovereign and other Mahometan princes.

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The Sultan received this news with the greatest astonishment.
So the Sultan told the grand-vizir he might bring his daughter as soon as he liked.
She thanked her father warmly for yielding to her wishes, and, seeing him still bowed down with grief, told him that she hoped he would never repent having allowed her to marry the Sultan.
My father is going to take me to the palace to celebrate my marriage with the Sultan.
When the usual hour arrived the grand-vizir conducted Scheherazade to the palace, and left her alone with the Sultan, who bade her raise her veil and was amazed at her beauty.
Scheherazade did not answer her sister, but turned to the Sultan.
But Sultan had told his master what the wolf meant to do; so he laid wait for him behind the barn door, and when the wolf was busy looking out for a good fat sheep, he had a stout cudgel laid about his back, that combed his locks for him finely.
Then the wolf was very angry, and called Sultan 'an old rogue,' and swore he would have his revenge.
The wolf and the wild boar were first on the ground; and when they espied their enemies coming, and saw the cat's long tail standing straight in the air, they thought she was carrying a sword for Sultan to fight with; and every time she limped, they thought she was picking up a stone to throw at them; so they said they should not like this way of fighting, and the boar lay down behind a bush, and the wolf jumped up into a tree.
As for the Sultan, one could set a trap any where and catch a dozen abler men in a night.
ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif on Friday extended Director General of Intelligence Bureau Aftab Sultans term in office by one year.
He is considered one of the most important sultans in the history of the Ottoman Empire.