"hese thoughts which my fingers write, and which I express with incredible pleasure, and repeat again and again, speak from the bottom of my heart, and from the incurable wound which you have made in it; a wound which I bless a thousand times, notwithstanding the cruel torment I endure for your absence."
See Antoine Galland's Mille et une Nuit (1704-1717); translated into English from 1706 to 1721 (six volumes published in French and translated into English by 1706; 1717 vols. xi and xii published and translated).
Some text from Tales of the East: Comprising the Most Popular Romances of Oriental Origin, ed. Henry Weber, 3 vols. (Edinburgh: Ballantyne, 1812). <Link to Google Books>
Reading Arabian Nights Entertainments, ed. Robert L. Mack (Oxford: OUP, 1995). [Mack bases his text on Weber's Tales of the East]
Confirmed in ECCO.