Ali Pacha Celebrated Crimes by Alexandre Dumas père

By Alexandre Dumas père

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It was a terrible scene of despair and death. After an hour of firing, a gloomy silence descended on the place, now occupied solely by a heap of corpses. Ali forbade any burial 59 rites on pain of death, and placed over the gate an inscription in letters of gold, informing posterity that six hundred Kardikiotes had there been sacrificed to the memory of his mother Kamco. When the shrieks of death ceased in the enclosure, they began to be heard in the town. The assassins spread themselves through it, and having violated the women and children, gathered them into a crowd to be driven to Libokovo.

When the ceremony she so ardently desired took place, she herself took charge of all the arrangements. Elmas, wearing the black fox pelisse, was proclaimed, and acknowledged as Governor of Thessaly in her presence. " she cried in the delirium of joy. "My son is pacha! " But her triumph was not to be of long duration. A few days after his installation, Elmas began to feel strangely languid. Continual lethargy, convulsive sneezing, feverish eyes, soon betokened a serious illness. Ali's gift had accomplished its purpose.

Allah has heard their cry. He will summon thee, judge thee, and punish thee eternally. Tremble, for the time is at hand! " Casting a terrible glance at the pacha, the holy man turned his back on him, and stalked out of the apartment without another word. Ali, in terror, demanded a thousand pieces of gold, put them in a white satin purse, and himself hastened with them to overtake the sheik, imploring him to recall his threats. But Yussuf deigned no 61 answer, and arrived at the threshold of the palace, shook off the dust of his feet against it.

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