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The Tale of the Young Thief Kay Nielsen Arabian Nights illustration

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The Tale of the Young Thief

A young man caught stealing in order to buy gifts for his beloved, is caught and his right hand is cut off. To conceal this, he takes the cup of wine from her with his left hand.

The Tale of the Young Thief
 Arabian Nights
 Kay Nielsen illustration