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" ... [with love] no news hast thou. By the circle of thy [ruddy] lip [in thy face, resplendent as the sun], I knew that the jewel [lustre] of the ruby Was produced by the sun, world-illuminating. Open the veil. This modesty how long wilt thou practice... "
The Dīvān - Page 70
by Ḥāfiẓ - 1891 - 1011 pages
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Library of the World's Best Literature: A-Z

Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H. Warner, Edward Cornelius Towne - Anthologies - 1897 - 656 pages
...veil. This modesty how long wilt thou practice ? With this veil, what hast thou bound save modesty ? The rose beheld thy face, and fell into the fire [of...not: Strive ; and understand the value of dear life. [WHEN] the rose is in the bosom, wine in the hand, and the beloved to my desire, — On such a day,...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science ..., Volume 15

Harry Thurston Peck - Anthologies - 1901 - 422 pages
...veil. This modesty how long wilt thou practise ? With this veil, what hast thou bound save modesty ? The rose beheld thy face, and fell into the fire [of...sea of calamity. Behold he dieth! Come once ! Help I Hafiz ! that life should pass in folly, permit not : Strive ; and understand the value of dear life....
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Ottoman Literature: The Poets and Poetry of Turkey

Elias John Wilkinson Gibb - Turkish poetry - 1901 - 384 pages
...veil. This modesty how long wilt thou practice? With this veil, what hast thou bound save modesty? The rose beheld thy face, and fell into the fire (of...and through shame, became (soft and fragrant like) rose water. In love for thy face, Hafiz is immersed in the sea of calamity. Behold he dieth! Come once...
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Universal Classics Library, Volume 14

Literature - 1901 - 412 pages
...veil. This modesty how long wilt thou practice? With this veil, what hast thou bound save modesty? The rose beheld thy face, and fell into the fire (of...and through shame, became (soft and fragrant like) rose water. In love for thy face, Hafiz is immersed in the sea of calamity. Behold he dieth! Come once...
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 12

Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George Henry Warner - Anthologies - 1902 - 648 pages
...veil. This modesty how long wilt thou practice ? With this veil, what hast thou bound save modesty ? The rose beheld thy face, and fell into the fire [of...Strive ; and understand the value of dear life. the rose is in the bosom, wine in the hand, and the beloved to my desire. — On such a day, the world's...
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