Aladdin, Or, The Wonderful Lamp; A Dramatic Poem In 2 Parts

Paperback | January 7, 2012

byAdam Gottlob Oehlenschläger

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1863. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 205 ACT THIRD. AFRICA. Aladdin lying in a large garden asleep under an appletree, with the beams of the rising sun shining upon him. A palace in the background. The tree is full of twittering birds. Zephyr and Lympha sporting upon the grass. Zephyr. With the richest fragrance of rosy bowers I have steeped his senses, and soothed his pain. Lympha. With the diamond dew of the morning showers I have cooled the fire in his fevered brain. Birds. Blithely and gay, from spray to spray, We have leapt and have warbled all through the night; Now his task half done, and the goal half won, His reason returns, and his soul is bright. Then, courage, Aladdin! thy bride is found, Thy soul's desire thou shalt quickly see; And lightly thy heart in thy breast shall bound, And thou skalt be happy and blest as we! Aladdin (awakes). How blithe the carol of the gamesome birds, How sweet the fragrance the young grass exhales! What do I see? My palace! Heaven and earth! I am in Africa! 'Tis not a dream! In yonder arbour sits my love, my wife, Sad, silent, pale, with tears upon her cheeks! Good! Yet I'm still in the magician's power. Let prudence guide thy footsteps, sacred love! (He wraps himself in his old cloak, conceals his face with his turban, and advances to Gulnare with the tottering steps of an old man.) Allah protect thee, lady! GULNARE (wiping the tears from her eyes). Thanks, old man 1 Aladdin. You look so very sad, is aught amiss 1 Gulnare (sighing, and half aside). Oh, all, alas! Aladdin (looking carefully round). Tell me, dear lady, where Is he that owns this palace? Is he within? Gulnare. He is from home, but will return to-morrow. Aladdin. Ha, now I see the reason you are sad. Gulnare. Not so, old man. Aladdin. 'Tis well you are alone. You're of a soft and gentl...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1863. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 205 ACT THIRD. AFRICA. Aladdin lying in a large garden asleep under an appletree, with the beams of the rising sun shining u...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:82 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:January 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021777055X

ISBN - 13:9780217770552

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