The Persian Manual: A Pocket Companion Intended to Facilitate the Essential Attainments of Conversing with Fluency and Composing with Accuracy, in the Most Graceful of All the Languages Spoken in the East

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W.H. Allen & Company, 1878 - Persian language - 439 pages
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Page v - THE LANGUAGE, with Exercises on its more Prominent Peculiarities, together with a Selection of Useful Phrases, Dialogues, and Subjects for Translation into Persian. PART II. — A...
Page 220 - The cadi, having sent for the dervise, asked — " Why did you throw a clod of earth at his head instead of answering his questions ?" The dervise replied — " The clod of earth was an answer to his speech; he says he has a pain in his head : let him shew me where it is, and I will make God visible to him.
Page 220 - Exercise.—A certain man went to a darwesh, and proposed three questions: First : Why do they say that God is omnipresent ? I do not see Him in any place ; show me where He is.

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