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- n. in the Arabian Nights a hero who tells of the fantastic adventures he had in his voyages
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“The book you want is called Sinbad the Sailor and Other Stories,” he said.
When you've been pressed into service as "sergeant-general" of the Malagassy army, or forced to convoy a bog-trotting idiot figged up as Sinbad the Sailor through an enemy army, or dragooned into impersonating a poxed-up Danish prince - why, what's a slave rebellion more or less?