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" ... one to consult, let him return to his wife, and consult her; and whatever she advises him to do, let him do the contrary : so shall he proceed rightly in his affair, and attain his object."03... "
The Bakhtyār Nāma: A Persian Romance - Page 138
edited by - 1883 - 232 pages
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The Eclectic Review

English literature - 1840 - 760 pages
...other advice can be had. ' It is desirable for a man,' says a learned Imaun, ' before he enters on any important undertaking, to consult ten intelligent...than five such friends, let him consult each of them; or, if he have aot more than one such friend, let him consult him ten times at ten different visits...
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Happy Evenings; Or, The Literary Institution at Home

Clara Lucas Balfour - 1851 - 352 pages
...when other advice can be had. It is desirable for a man, (says a learned Imaum,) before he enters on any important undertaking, to consult ten intelligent...than five such friends, let him consult each of them : or, if he have not more than one such friend, let him consult him ten times, at ten different visits...
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Turkey, Ancient and Modern: A History of the Ottoman Empire from the Period ...

Robert William Fraser - Turkey - 1854 - 602 pages
...difficulty, but to do the contrary of what they advise. " It is desirable for a man," says a learned Imam, "before he enters upon any important undertaking,...times at ten different visits, if he have not one friend, let him return to his wife and consult her, and whatever she advises him to do let him do the...
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The Thousand and One Nights: Commonly Called, in England, the ..., Volume 1

Edward Stanley Poole - Fables, Arabic - 1859 - 594 pages
...opposing them ; nor when other advice can ho had. " It is desirable for a man," says a learned Imam, "before he enters upon any important undertaking,...friends, let him consult each of them twice ; or, if lie have not more than one friend, he should consult him ten times, at ten different visits: if he...
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Turkey and Russia: their races, history, and wars, Volume 1; Volume 249

Robert Gossip - 1878 - 328 pages
...by Omar, whose precepts are likewise held sacred. " It is desirable for a man," says a learned Imam, "before he enters upon any important undertaking to consult ten intelligent persons among his friends, or if he have not more than five such friends to consult each of them twice, and if he have...
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Proceedings, Volume 43

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1889 - 454 pages
...estimate of women in the words of a learned Imam, Al Jarefee. This authority says — " It is desirable for a man, before he enters upon any important undertaking,...him ten times at ten different visits. If he have no one to consult let him return to his wife and consult her, and whatever she adviseth him to do,...
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Proceedings of the Literary & Philosophical Society of Liverpool, Volumes 43-44

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1889 - 852 pages
...estimate of women in the words of a learned Imam, Al Jarefee. This authority says — •'It is desirable for a man, before he enters upon any important undertaking,...him ten times at ten different visits. If he have no one to consult let him return to his wife and consult her, and whatever she adviseth him to do,...
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Proceedings, Volume 43

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1889 - 450 pages
...words of a learned Imam, Al Jarefee. This authority says — " It is desirable for a man, before lie enters upon any important undertaking, to consult...him ten times at ten different visits. If he have no one to consult let him return to his wife and consult her, and whatever she adviseth him to do,...
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Flowers from a Persian Garden: And Other Papers

William Alexander Clouston - Folk literature - 1890 - 398 pages
...the other extreme ! — According to an Arabian writer, cited by Lane, "it is desirable, before a man enters upon any important undertaking, to consult...not more than five such friends let him consult each twice; or if he have not more than one friend he should consult him ten times, at ten different visits...
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Flowers from a Persian Garden: And Other Papers

William Alexander Clouston - Folk literature - 1890 - 394 pages
...persons among his particular friends ; or if he have not more than five such friends let him consult each twice; or if he have not more than one friend he should consult him ten times, at ten different visits [he would be ' a friend indeed,' to submit to so many consultations on the same subject] ; if he have...
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