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The Arabian Nights
Arabian Nights
Two examples of language used in masonic ritual are found at the end of Laurence Housman's translation of Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp:
"... he would make no further use of it until she had given him her final decision as to whether she would come to him of her own free will and accord." [p. 155.]
"And, by the Sultan's orders, these remains of the Sorcerer were burnt to ashes and scattered to the four winds of heaven." [p. 159.]
Arabian Nights
Using the English translation by Laurence Housman (1865-1959) of the French version by Antoine Galland (1704), Hodder & Stoughton published a 1907 edition, and another in 1924.1
A slightly different wording is found in the The Harvard Classics' Stories from the Thousand and One Nights (1909-14):
"So the King arose and went with 'Ala-ed-Din to the apartment and saw the Moor, and immediately commanded that they should take the carcass away and burn it and scatter the ashes to the winds." (The Story of 'Ala-ed-Din and the Wonderful Lamp: Paras. 75-103)
This suggests, not that Houseman or Galland were freemasons, but that the language of Freemasonry is often drawn from literary convention of the period.

Stories from The Arabian Nights with Drawings by Edmund Dulac. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1907, 50 tipped-in colour illustrations, 350 copies signed by Edmund Dulac; The Arabian Nights, Tales From the Thousand and One Nights. London: Hodder And Stoughton Limited, 1924. 4to. pp. viii, 240. with half-title. 12 tipped-in colour plates.

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