Persian Letters. Translated with an Introd. and Notes, by C. J. Betts - Study Guide Letters 139 -150 Summary & Analysis

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In Letter 139, the head eunuch at the seraglio writes to Usbek. He tells Usbek that his wives are acting terribly. Zelis allowed her veil to fall and her face to be uncovered in public. Zachi was found in bed with a slave. A strange young man was seen in the garden but escaped. The head eunuch asks Usbek permission to handle the seraglio as he needs to. In Letter 140 Usbek gives the head eunuch permission to handle the seraglio as he sees fit. Narsit writes Letter 141 to inform Usbek that the head eunuch has died. Narsit tells Usbek a letter was received from Usbek but has not been opened or read. In Letter 142 Usbek tells Narsit what a mistake he made by not opening the letter. He orders Narsit to open the letter and follow the instructions in it as soon as possible.

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