It was useless to ask the Khedive's intervention—Ismail dared not go against selamlik in this.
How easy for selamlik Pasha to deny all knowledge of his existence!
It was likely that selamlik Pasha would be secret till he saw whether Sowerby would be missed and what inquiry was made for him.
selamlik Pasha has as great an instinct for a bargain as for revenge.
The building was in two parts, entirely separating the selamlik from the haremlik.
He found Marishka and Yeva hand in hand at the door to the selamlik staring in consternation at the door of the black grille.
In a paroxysm of passion selamlik Pasha called two Abyssinian slaves standing behind.
After waiting one morning for a weary time with an order at the selamlik, we saw the Sultan go to the Yildis mosque.
A minute afterwards we were ensconced in the drawing-room of the "selamlik."
He knew selamlik Pasha well, and the secret of his influence over him is for telling elsewhere.