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A drunken shoemaker rides on Bahram Gur's escaped lion
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A shoemaker at the court marries, but is unable to perform his marital duties. His mother gives him seven or eight goblets of wine, which she had kept hidden, despite the royal interdiction, and the remedy has the desired effect. In the same night one of the king's lions escapes from its enclosure and the drunken shoemaker brazenly rides the beast, holding it by the ears, with the lion tamer running behind him with a chain in his hands. When Bahram hears about this daring deed he decides to lift the ban on wine.
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Mohl Bertels Khaleghi- Motlagh Mohl Warner
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