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

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Supplementary Letters Summary

Letter 15, the first supplementary letter, is written from the head eunuch to Jaron, a black eunuch who has traveled with Usbek to Europe. In this letter, the eunuch describes the feelings of friendship and fatherly love he has for the young black eunuch. The head eunuch prays for guidance for the young man as he travels through the land of infidels. He hopes Usbek will allow the young man to make a trip to Mecca upon his return so the he will be cleansed of the influence of the Christians that he meets. In the second supplementary letter, Jaron informs the head eunuch that Usbek is sending him back to Persia to help control the women in the seraglio.

In Letter 77, the third supplementary letter, Ibben attempts to console Usbek by telling Usbek he should see his misfortunes as warnings instead of punishments. In Letter...

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