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" If the sun upon his table-cloth instead of dry bread lay, In all the world none would behold again the light of day. The warrior replied, " If I ask him. for the remedy, he may give it or he may not ; and if he give it, it may do me good or it may not.... "
The grand pacha's cruise on the Nile in the viceroy of Egypt's yacht - Page 31
by Emmeline Lott - 1869
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The Gulistān; or, Rose-garden, tr. by E.B. Eastwick

Sa'dÓ - 1852
...notorious for his stinginess as Hiitim Tiii, for his liberality. COUPLET. If the sun upon his table-cloth instead of dry bread lay, In all the world none would behold again the light of day. The warrior replied, If I ask him for the remedy, he may give it or he may not; and if he give it,...
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The governess in Egypt. Harem life in Egypt and Constantinople

Emmeline Lott - 1865
...day — loves bright golden sovereigns as dearly as his life ; for " If the sun on his table-cloth instead of dry bread lay, In all the world none would behold again the light of day;" but I afterwards learned that it was d la mode Turque, for elegance is quite eschewed by all true Ottomans....
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The Gulistān: Or, Rose-garden, of Shek̲h̲ Muslihu'd-dīn Sādī of Shīrāz ...

Saʻdī, Edward Backhouse Eastwick - 1880 - 243 pages
...to eat, replied, "That his wish was, that he could fancy any thing." If the sun upon his table-cloth instead of dry bread lay, In all the world none would behold again the light of day. The warrior replied, " If I ask him. for the remedy, he may give it or he may not ; and if he give...
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A Dictionary of Oriental Quotations (Arabic and Persian)

Claud Field - Quotations, Arabic - 1911 - 351 pages
...budi aftab, Ta qiyamat ruz-i-rushan kas na didi dar jahan." S'ADI. " If the sun upon his table-cloth instead of dry bread lay In all the world none would behold again the light of day." EAsTWICK. " Gar ba qiyas-i-fazi bagashti madar-i-charkh, Juz ba maqarr-i-mah nabudi maqar mara, Ni,...
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