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  • هم‌چو لبهای فرس و در وقت نعل  ** تا نماید سنگ کمتر را چو لعل 
  • As (the farrier twists) the lips of a horse when shoeing it, in order that he (the Devil) may cause an inferior (worthless) stone to appear as a ruby.
  • گوشهاات گیرد او چون گوش اسب  ** می‌کشاند سوی حرص و سوی کسب  160
  • He takes hold of your ears as (though they were) the ears of a horse, pulling you towards greed and acquisition (of worldly goods).
  • بر زند بر پات نعلی ز اشتباه  ** که بمانی تو ز درد آن ز راه 
  • He claps on your foot a shoe of perplexity, by the pain of which you are left incapable of (advancing on) the Way.
  • نعل او هست آن تردد در دو کار  ** این کنم یا آن کنم هین هوش دار 
  • His shoe is that hesitation between the two works (of this world and of the world hereafter)—“Shall I do these or shall I do those?” Take heed!
  • آن بکن که هست مختار نبی  ** آن مکن که کرد مجنون و صبی 
  • Do that which is chosen by the Prophet, don't do that which (only) a madman or (foolish) boy ever did.
  • حفت الجنه بچه محفوف گشت  ** بالمکاره که ازو افزود کشت 
  • “Paradise is encompassed”—by what is it encompassed? By things disliked, from which there comes increase of the seed sown (for the future life).
  • صد فسون دارد ز حیلت وز دغا  ** که کند در سله گر هست اژدها  165
  • He (the Devil) hath a hundred spells of cunning and deceit, which would entrap (any one), even if he is (strong and wily as) a great serpent.
  • گر بود آب روان بر بنددش  ** ور بود حبر زمان برخنددش 
  • He (the Devil) will bind him, though he be (swift and elusive as) running water; he will make a mock of him, though he be the most learned man of the time.
  • عقل را با عقل یاری یار کن  ** امرهم شوری بخوان و کار کن 
  • (Therefore) associate your intelligence with the intelligence of a friend: recite (the text) their affairs are (carried on by) taking counsel with each other, and practise it.
  • نواختن مصطفی علیه‌السلام آن عرب مهمان را و تسکین دادن او را از اضطراب و گریه و نوحه کی بر خود می‌کرد در خجالت و ندامت و آتش نومیدی 
  • How Mustafá, on whom be peace, treated the Arab guest with loving kindness and calmed his distress and stilled the sobbing and lamentation for himself which he was making in his shame and penitence and fire of despair.
  • این سخن پایان ندارد آن عرب  ** ماند از الطاف آن شه در عجب 
  • This topic hath no end. The Arab was astounded by the kindnesses of that (spiritual) King.