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Abraham Accusative Adverbs alif Amir Khusru Aorist Arabic language Arabic words arrive baghban Bahri beautiful broken plurals Bukhara called composition compound consonant corresponding couplet Dative denoting derived English epithet express Fadilatun Fadilun Fadul fatha final formation G G G Genitive Gentius Ghazal Grammar Grammarians Greek Gulistan Gulistan of Sa'di Hafiz hamza hasra hemistich hence Hijra India inert Infinitive izafat jazm Kasida king Lastly Latin literally long vowels Mafadilun Mafdulu majhul mard mark measure metre moveable Musalman Mustafdilun Nominative nunation Octameter Participles Particle Persian language Persian poets person plur poetic possessed preceding prefixed Prepositions primitive Pronouns rhyme Roman character rule Sa'di sentence short vowel singular sometimes sound spiritus lenis student Subst Substantives Sufi syllable Tenses termination thee thou triliteral root Verb verbal root wine written Zaid zamma
Page 165 - And when his disciples, James and John, saw this, they said ; Lord, wilt thou that we command fire to come down from heaven, and consume them, even as Elias did ? But he turned and rebuked them, and said ; Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of. For the Son of man is not come to destroy men's lives, but to save them.
Page 167 - When Abraham sat at his tent door, according to his custom, waiting to entertain strangers, he espied an old man, stooping and leaning on his staff, weary with age and travel, coming towards him, who was an hundred years of age. He received him kindly, washed his feet, provided supper, caused him to sit down; but observing that the old man...
Page 156 - Behind him cast ; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At evening from the top of Fesole Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe.
Page 164 - And when Abraham saw that the man blessed not God, he said unto him, Wherefore dost thou not worship the most high God, creator of heaven and earth ? 7.
Page 164 - And Abraham answered and said, "Lord he would not worship thee, neither would he call upon thy name; therefore have I driven him out from before my face into the wilderness.
Page 167 - ... asked him why he did not worship the God of heaven. The old man told him, that he worshipped the fire only, and acknowledged no other God. At which answer Abraham grew so zealously...
Page 73 - We see. by this letter, that the love of conquest was but the second ambition in Alexander's soul. Knowledge is, indeed, that which, next to virtue, truly and essentially raises one man above another. It finishes one half of the human soul. It makes being pleasant to us, fills the mind with entertaining views, and administers to it a perpetual series. of gratifications. It gives ease to solitude, and gracefulness to retirement. It fills a public station with suitable abilities, and adds a lustre...
Page 167 - I have suffered him these hundred years, although he dishonoured me; and couldst not thou endure him one night, when he gave thee no trouble ?' Upon this" saith the story, " Abraham fetched him back again, and gave him hospitable entertainment and wise instruction." Go thou and do likewise, and thy charity will be rewarded by the God of Abraham.