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Appendix One Translation of the Tale of the Slave Girl who Satisfied her Sexual Urges with her Mistress's Donkey (Mathnawī V:1333–1429)

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This section presents translation of the tale of the slave girl who satisfied her sexual urges with her mistress's donkey (Mathnawi V:1333-1429). The story of the slave girl who satisfied her sexual urges with her mistress's donkey, having trained it like goat and bear to engage in sexual intercourse in the manner of men. She would put a gourd on the donkey's penis, so that it would not pass beyond a certain measurement. The mistress learned of the intercourse, but not the detail of the gourd. She sent the slave girl far away under a pretext, coupled with the donkey without the gourd and perished shamefully.

Keywords: Mathnawi; sexual urges; slave girl



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