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  • Hasan sneezed and vomited the Bhang; then, opening his eyes, he looked about him right and left and found himself amiddleward the sea on aboard a ship in full sail, and saw the Persian sitting by him; wherefore he knew that the accursed Magian had put a cheat on him and that he had fallen into the very peril against which his mother had warned him.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Its door was of teak, inlaid with glittering gold, and by it one passed into a saloon, amiddleward which was a basin of water, with an artificial fountain rising from its midst.

    The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volume III

  • So he arose and equipping himself, [set out and] journeyed, he and Zein ul Asnam, till they came to the city of Baghdad, where they hired them a magnificent palace amiddleward the city and took up their abode therein.

    Alaeddin and the Enchanted Lamp

  • When Nuzet ez Zeman heard these words of the Bedouin, the light in her eyes was changed to darkness, and she rose and drawing the sword, smote him amiddleward the shoulder-blades, that the point issued from his throat.

    The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volume II

  • It is a remarkable animal with a great and thick horn, ten cubits long, amiddleward its head; wherein, when cleft in twain, is the likeness of a man.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Cipolla, contrived with a sudden shift to extricate himself from a snare [310] which had been set for him by two young men; nor should it irk you if, for the complete telling of the story, I enlarge somewhat in speaking, an you consider the sun, which is yet amiddleward in the sky.

    The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

  • Sirreverence of Prester John, who hath his horns amiddleward his arse; see you now?

    The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

  • Therewith, the body, being laid out amiddleward the courtyard upon Andrevuola's silken cloth and strewn, with all her roses, was there not only bewept by her and his kinsfolk, but publicly mourned by well nigh all the ladies of the city and by many men, and being brought forth of the courtyard of the Seignory, not as that of a plebeian, but as that of a nobleman, it was with the utmost honour borne to the sepulchre upon the shoulders of the most noble citizens.

    The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

  • Sherkan made haste and sped another dart at him, which smote him on the forehead amiddleward the sign of the cross, and God hurried his soul to the Fire and the Ill Stead. [

    The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volume II


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  • Towards or at the middle of. Occurs in Arabian Nights.

    April 19, 2011