Persian Letters. Translated with an Introd. and Notes, by C. J. Betts - Letters 93 - 99 Summary & Analysis

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Letters 93 - 99 Summary

In Letter 93, the head eunuch writes to Usbek of a woman from Visapor that he has bought for Usbek's brother. Although the eunuch writes that the woman's beauty is perfect and that it brings him joy, he adds that he is not attracted to her in the way that other men are. He reasons that this is why he is so good at choosing women and purchasing them for others. The eunuch believes the addition of this woman to the seraglio she is bound for will cause the women there to behave better. The eunuch indicates, however, that without the master of the seraglio being present the eunuchs cannot fully control the women. At this point, the eunuch begs Usbek to come back to his own seraglio. The eunuch says that by doing so, Usbek will comfort and encourage the women, and will release the...

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