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Houssain (Prince)

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Brother of Prince Ahmed. He possessed a piece of carpet or tapestry of such wonderful power that anyone had only to sit upon it, and it would transport him in a moment to any place to which he desired to go.

“If Prince Houssain’s flying tapestry or Astolpho’s hippogriff had been shown, he would have judged them by the ordinary rules, and preferred a well-hung chariot.”—Sir Walter Scott.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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