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The Arabian Nights - Chapter 6, The Tale of the Birds and the Beasts and the Carpenter Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6, The Tale of the Birds and the Beasts and the Carpenter Summary

A duck comes upon a peacock and a peahen on an island and tells them that a dream warned him that the Son of Adam would trick him just as surely as the Son of Adam gathers fishes from the sea and shoots birds. The duck tells of meeting a lion cub who has the same fearful dream. Together they travel to a road where an ass, a fine horse, and a camel have each run away from the Son of Adam to avoid being enslaved. The lion cub vows to kill the Son of Adam so that the other animals may live in peace. An old man bearing carpentry tools then walks on the road with small children. The old...

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