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  • Offer me the profession of the (Moslem) Faith, for I regard you as the exalted one of the time.”
  • عرضه کن بر من شهادت را که من ** مر ترا دیدم سرافراز زمن‌‌
  • Near fifty persons of his kindred and tribe lovingly turned their faces towards the Religion (of Islam).
  • قرب پنجه کس ز خویش و قوم او ** عاشقانه سوی دین کردند رو
  • By the sword of clemency he ('Ali) redeemed so many throats and such a multitude from the sword.
  • او به تیغ حلم چندین حلق را ** وا خرید از تیغ و چندین خلق را
  • The sword of clemency is sharper than the sword of iron; nay, it is more productive of victory than a hundred armies.
  • تیغ حلم از تیغ آهن تیزتر ** بل ز صد لشکر ظفر انگیزتر
  • Oh, alas, two mouthfuls were eaten, and thereby the ferment of thought was frozen up. 3990
  • ای دریغا لقمه‌‌ای دو خورده شد ** جوشش فکرت از آن افسرده شد
  • A grain of wheat eclipsed the sun of Adam, as the descending node is (the cause of) eclipse to the brilliance of the full-moon.
  • گندمی خورشید آدم را کسوف ** چون ذنب شعشاع بدری را خسوف‌‌
  • Behold the beauty of the heart, how its moon scatters the Pleiades (how its light is broken and disordered) by a single handful of clay.
  • اینت لطف دل که از یک مشت گل ** ماه او چون می‌‌شود پروین گسل‌‌
  • When the bread was spirit, it was beneficial; since it became form, it produces little good.
  • نان چو معنی بود خوردش سود بود ** چون که صورت گشت انگیزد جحود
  • As (for example) the green thistles which a camel eats, and gains from eating them a hundred benefits and pleasures:
  • همچو خار سبز کاشتر می‌‌خورد ** ز ان خورش صد نفع و لذت می‌‌برد
  • When the camel from the desert eats those same thistles, after their greenness is gone and they have become dry, 3995
  • چون که آن سبزیش رفت و خشک گشت ** چون همان را می‌‌خورد اشتر ز دشت‌‌
  • They rend his palate and cheek— oh, alas that such a well-nourished rose became a sword!
  • می‌‌دراند کام و لنجش ای دریغ ** کان چنان ورد مربی گشت تیغ‌‌
  • When the bread was spirit, it was (like) the green thistles; since it became form, it is now dry and gross.
  • نان چو معنی بود بود آن خار سبز ** چون که صورت شد کنون خشک است و گبز
  • According as thou hadst formerly been in the habit of eating it, O gracious being,
  • تو بد آن عادت که او را پیش از این ** خورده بودی ای وجود نازنین‌‌
  • In the same hope thou (still) are eating this dry stuff, after the spirit has become mingled with clay.
  • بر همان بو می‌‌خوری این خشک را ** بعد از آن کامیخت معنی با ثری‌‌
  • It has become mixed with earth and dry and flesh-cutting: abstain now from that herbage, O camel! 4000
  • گشت خاک آمیز و خشک و گوشت بر ** ز آن گیاه اکنون بپرهیز ای شتر
  • The words are coming (forth) very earth-soiled; the water has become turbid: stop up the mouth of the well,
  • سخت خاک آلود می‌‌آید سخن ** آب تیره شد سر چه بند کن‌‌
  • That God may again make it pure and sweet, that He who made it turbid may likewise make it pure.
  • تا خدایش باز صاف و خوش کند ** او که تیره کرد هم صافش کند
  • Patience brings the object of desire, not Haste. Have patience—and God knoweth best what is right.
  • صبر آرد آرزو را نه شتاب ** صبر کن و الله اعلم بالصواب‌‌