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THE DĪVĀN-I-HAFIZ.

مي خور که عاشقی نه بکسبست و اختبار

میراث نظرتم این موهبت رسید از میراث

Drink wine (of love for God). For, neither by acquisition nor by choice is

the being a lover (of God);

Me, this gift reached from the heritage of creation.

Ode 374, c. 5.

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Shamsu-d-Din Muḥammad-i-Ḥāfiz-i-Shīrāzī
otherwise known as

Lisānu-l-Ghaib and Tarjumānu-l-Asrār.

TRANSLATED FOR THE FIRST TIME OUT OF THE PERSIAN INTO ENGLISH PROSE,
WITH CRITICAL AND EXPLANATORY REMARKS, WITH AN INTRODUCTORY
PREFACE, WITH A NOTE ON ṢŪFI,ISM, AND WITH A Life of

THE AUTHOR,

BY

LIEUT.-COL. H. WILBERFORCE CLARKE,

ROYAL (late Bengal) ENGINEERS,

LIFE-MEMBER of the ROYAL ASIATIC Society of GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND; AND MEMBER OF THE
ASIATIC SOCIETY OF BENGAL.

AUTHOR OF THE PERSIAN MANUAL "; FIRST TRANSLATOR (OUT OF THE PERSIAN) OF “THE BUSTAN-I-SA'DI "
AND OF "THE SIKANDAR NAMA,-I-NIZĀMI." AUTHOR of NOTES ON ELEPHANTS";

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OF "THE SEXTANT"; OF "LONGITUDE BY LUNAR DISTANCES"; AND OF
"THE TRANSVERSE STRENGTH OF A RAILWAY-RAIL."

VOL. II.

1891.

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