Were I in extremest unease and misery, by Allah, I would not accept of thee aught; no, not the worth of a nail-paring! "Men and dogs together are all gone by, * So peace be with all of them! dogs and men! And Allah is All knowing! Again men tell the tale of There was once in the coast-fortress of Alexandria, a Chief of Police, Husam al-Din highs, the sharp Scymitar of the Faith.