A famous collection of Persian, Indian, and Arabian folktales. Supposedly, the legendary Scheherazade told these stories to her husband the sultan, a different tale every night for 1,001 days; therefore, the collection is sometimes called The Thousand and One Nights. The Arabian Nights includes the stories of familiar characters such as Aladdin and Ali Baba.
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After two nights in detention, he was scheduled to be deported back to Turkey on Monday.
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I worked a lot of 11-7 shifts, and so had to stay awake, although most of the nights other people slept.James Patterson Goes Full ‘Fahrenheit 451’ With Burning Book Video|William O’Connor|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fatigue he never knew, and on one occasion he was said to have spent thirteen days and nights in the saddle.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
The apocryphal gospels contain many, and some are preserved by Persian and Arabian poets.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
These strange things that Alf has been trying to teach me during the long nights I have learned—I understand.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
For the first time for 18 days and nights it has been found possible to withdraw the 29th Division from the fire fight.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
There were no more sleepless nights, fearing an attack from the dreaded rebel or the volunteer.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman