Part I, Chapter VI: On the Excellence of Justice and of Just Kings.
f118b f76a   Introduction: a dissertation on the virtue of justice, with a panegyric on the Wazír. (Anwarí’s satire on poets cited).
f119a   363 How the torments of hell were mitigated to Núshírwán and Ḥátim of Ṭayy.
f119a f76a 364 Bahrám Gúr and hís minister Rást-rawish. (Cf. N. S. N. pp. 19—25). (See above, pp. 76—84).
f119b 365 Núshírwán punishes the governor of Ádharbáyján at the complaint of an old woman. (Cf. N. S. N. pp. 28—35).
366 Story of an Indian Ráy’s justice to the persecuted Muslims of Kunbáyat (Cambay). (Autobiographic: data for the residence of the author, as a judge in that place about 620 A. H.).
f120a f77a 367 The famous story of Qubád and the milk-maid.
f120b 368 Ma’mún discovers the grave of Núshírwán and finds his body undecayed.
f77b 369 The old woman who refused to sell her house, which was situated in the great palace of Núshírwán.
370 Núshírwán and Mazdak: Núshírwán suppresses the Mazdakites and restores peace to the land.
371 The Caliph al-Mahdí appears before the judge: his law-abiding character.
f121a 372 The king of Kirmán and the treasure-finder.
373 Story (from Indian sources) of the honest buyer of a house wherein was concealed a treasure.
f78a 374 Memorable justice of the Indian ruler <Arabic> (probably Jaysingh): The tank of Nuh-Lak in Nahrwála built from the unclaimed money on deposit.
375 King Hurmuzán and a comparison of the duration of the life of a hawk and a vulture.
f121b 376 Warning of the Indian Ráy to the king of Turkistán.
377 A tyrannical king reproved by a madman.
f78b 378 How the king of Kirmán lost his three fingers.
f122a 379 How the Qayṣar’s life was spared by the Caliph.
380 The Ráy and his perfidious brother, the governer of Nahrwála, who wanted to poison him.
381 How al-Mu‘tadhid detected the peculations of a judge and restored the stolen purse. (Cf. N. S. N. pp. 77—80).
f122b f79a 382 How ‘Adhudu’d-Dawla made the Qádhí return the two jars filled with Dínárs, which he was refusing to the owner. (Cf. N. S. N. pp. 69—77).
f123a 383 Amír Ismá‘íl b. Aḥmad the Sámánid and the hoax about the treasures of ‘Amr b. Layth. (Cf. N. S. N. pp. 14—17).
f79b 384 How a courtier’s tyranny results in the death of a Persian king.
385 The Sultan Maḥmúd punishes publicly a courtier for his tyrannical exactions.
386 The Caliph ‘Umar, the widow of a warrior and her orphans. (Cf. N. S. N. p. 128).
f123b 387 How ‘Umar b. ‘Abdu’l-Azíz was scrupulously honest about public rights, so much so that he closed his nostrils when the musk of the war-spoil was brought to him.
f80a 388 How Alptigín won Ghazna by an act of justice: the Turkish guards and the poultry.
389 Muḥammad b. Isḥáq, the ruler of Khúzistán, and his most capable and just Wazír.
f124a 390 Núshírwán’s chain and the old ass. (Cf. N. S. N. pp. 36—37).
f124a f80b 391 How Ṭamgháj Khán the Great, the ruler of Samarqand, prevented a rise in the price of meat.
f124b 392 The deaf king of Chín orders red clothes to be worn by the oppressed (Cf. N. S. N. p. 10).
393 Maliksháh the Saljúq and the old woman whose cow was killed by his slaves.
f81a 394 The Qádhí of Raqqa compels ‘Ísá b. Ja‘far to discharge his liabilities. (The Khalqu’l-Insán, as the source. See above, p. 66).
f125a 395 al-Mu‘tadhid abides by the decision of Abú Ḥázim, the judge, about the inheritance of Ṣafi (?), his store-keeper.
396 How Sultan Sanjar atones for accidentally shooting a child in Ṭálaqán.
f125b f81b 397 How the Ráy of Nahrwála <Arabic> submitted himself to the punishment of being burnt to death by the Brahmins.
398 The Sultan Maḥmúd kills a miscreant in the dark, lest he might recognise in him his own son.
f126a f82a 399 Story of a tailor who made the Amír pay his debt to the merchant. The significance of his prayer-call at an unusual hour. (Cf. T. F. S. pt. II, pp. 17—19, also N. S. N. pp. 45—54).
f127a f82b 400 Sultan Mu‘izzu‘d-Dín Muḥammad Ghúrí refuses to confiscate the wealth of Awsábhar(?).
      The chapter ends with a eulogy upon the Wazír.