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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ... and, because of Her, "salaman dedicates his Life to Sorrow; "I cannot bring back Her, nor comfort Him. "Lo, I have said! My Sorrow is before Thee; "From thy far-reaching Wisdom help Thou Me "Fast in the Hand of Sorrow! Help Thou Me, "For I am very wretched!" Then THE SAGE--"Oh Thou that err'st not from the Road of Right, "If but Salaman have not broke my Bond, "Nor lies beyond the Noose of my Firman, "He quickly shall unload his Heart to me, "And I will find a Remedy for all." XXVI. Then THE SAGE counsell'd, and Salaman heard, f-J And drew the Wisdom down into his Heart; And, sitting in the Shadow of the Perfect, His Soul found Quiet under; sweet it seem'd, Sweeping the Chaff and Litter from his own, To be the very Dust of Wisdom's Door, Slave of the Firman of the Lord of Life. Then THE SAGE marvell'd at his Towardness, And wrought in Miracle in his behalf. He pour'd the Wine of Wisdom in his Cup, He laid the Dew of Peace upon his lips; And when Old Love return'd to Memory, And broke in Passion from his Lips, THE SAGE, Under whose waxing WILL Existence rose Responsive, and, relaxing, waned again, Raising a Fantom Image of Absal, Set it awhile before Salaman's Eyes, Till, having sow'd the Seed of Quiet there, It went again down to Annihilation. But ever, for the Sum of his Discourse, THE SAGE would tell of a Celestial Love; "zuhrah," l he said, "the Lustre of the Stars--(66) 1 "zuhrah." The Planetary and Celestial Venus. " 'Fore whom the Beauty of the Brightest wanes; "Who were she to reveal her perfect Beauty, "The Sun and Moon would craze; Zuheah," he said, "The Sweetness of the Banquet--none in Song "Like Her--her Harp filling the Ear of Heaven, "That Dervish-dances to her Harmony." Salaman listen'd, and inclin'd--again Repeated, more

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  • English
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