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[ 90 ) porter. The king replied ; dost thou not know me? yes, answered the porter, I know you are king of the men, but not of the women. Shah Abbas pleased with the fidelity of the servant, returned to his own palace. His friend on hearing of the circumstance, immediately repaired to the king, and falling at his feet begged pardon for his domestic, whom he said he had already dismissed from his scrvice for his stupidity. I am very glad to hear it, replied the king, for I shall now take him into nly own service. 40. Roman Captives. In the war between Ilannibal, thc Carthaginian general and the Romans, ten Romans were taken prisoners. Hannibal sent them to the Roman senate to propose an exchange of prisoners. Before their departure, they engaged by an oath to return to the camp of the Carthaginians if their errand were unsuccessful. The senate rejected the proposal of Han