A Dictionary of Oriental Quotations

Front Cover
General Books LLC, 2010 - 266 pages
0 Reviews
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 Excerpt: ... chunan kun, ki gar bilaghzad pai Firishta'at badu dast-i-du'a nigah darad." Hafiz Ode, 146. "So live, that if thy foot slip e'er, Angels may guard thee by the hands of prayer." BicknElL, "Ma 'ashiq wa ashufta wa mastim imruz Dar ku-i-maghan bada parastim imruz Az hasti-i-khwishtan bikulli rasta Palwasta bimihrab-i-'alastim imruz." Omax Khayyam "To-day to love and rapture we have soared, To-day in Magian precincts wine adored, And rapt beyond ourselves we do abide, Within that tavern, 'Am I not your Lord?'" Whinfield. "Ma 'atazaltu hatta jadadtu wa hazaltu, fa wajadtani la aslaha lijadi wa la hazli, fa Indaha radhitu bil uzll." Abu'l Ala. "I did not retire from ihe world till I had both worked and played, and rinding myself unfit for either, I had to be satisfied with ennui. D. S. Margoliouth. "Ma ayyal hazratim wa shira khwah Guft'alkhalqu ayyalan l'illah;' An ki u az asman baran dihad Ham tawanad k'u za rahmat nan dihad." Jalaluddin Rumi. "We are the family of the Lord and His sucking babes, The Prophet said 'The people are God's family, ' He who sends forth the rain from heaven, Can He not also provide our daily bread?" (whinfield). "Mabada dil an mar dam ahanin shad Ki az bahr-i-dunya dihad din babad." Fandnama Of S'adi. "Let not the heart of that man of iron rejoice Who for this world giveth futurity to the wind." Gladwin. "Mabada kas ki az zan mihr juyad Ki az shura bayaban gul na ruyad." Anwar-i-suheili. "Forbid it one in woman's nature should for gentle feelings look, Ne'er amid the brackish desert roses home ungenial took." Eastwick. "Ma ba falak buda im, yar-i-malak buda im Baz hamanja rawim, khwaja, ki an shahr-i-ma'st Alam-i-khak az ...

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Bibliographic information