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The Arabian Nights - Chapter 15, The Ruined Man Who Became Rich Again Through A Dream Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 15, The Ruined Man Who Became Rich Again Through A Dream Summary

A wealthy man in Bagdad loses his fortune and is forced to work by hard labor. In a dream he is told to go to Cairo to find a fortune. The man travels to Cairo and falls asleep in a mosque. That night robbers enter the mosque and escape before the authorities arrive. The officers, representatives of the Wali, find the man asleep and jail him. The Chief of Police, or Wali, questions the man, who tells him about the dream that brought him to Cairo. The Chief laughs saying that he, too, has had a dream that tells him there is treasure buried in the garden of a home that he describes. He mocks the man for chasing a dream, and taking...

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