Wednesday, January 14, 2015


True! "Not in pursuit of pomp and pageant to this door we have come. For shelter from ill-fortune here we have come". Hafez tr. by Clarke, p.723, Ode # 433.
The original text is this:
ما بدین در نه پی حشمت و جاه آمده‌ایم
از بد حادثه این جا به پناه آمده‌ایم

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