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Gazelle complains of Sultan Darai's ingratitude (15). Gazelle, death of (19), burial (21) Gazelle finds diamond (9), takes it to Sultan (10). Gazelle finds house for Sultan Darai (14), illness of (16). Gazelle speaks (8).

Hamdani finds eighth of pillar dollar and buys gazelle (7). Kindness of gazelle to man (12). Marriage of carpenter's daughter (6). Step-daughter goes to mother's grave (3). Step -mother, unkindness of (2). Sultan will give his daughter in marriage (11). Unkindness, man's, to gazelle (17). Where published. — Swahm Tales. Steere. London, 1870. Tale No. 2, pp. 12—137.

Nature of Collection, whether: —

1. Original or translation. — Told in Swahili, with mixture of Arabic

words, to Dr. Steere.

2. If hy word of mouth, state narrator s name. — By Masazo, cook and

house steward to him.

3. Other jfcirticulars.

Special Points noted by the Editor of the above.— Whenever a snake

is mentioned, something more or less magical is sure to be connected with it.

Remarks by the Tabulator. — Variant of "Puss in Boots." See Lang's Introduction to PerraulVs Tales (Oxford, 1888), also Sat. Rev., Dec. 1, 1888, for Nubian variant.

(Signed) Janet Key.