Selections from the Kur-án, Volume 30; Volume 457

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Trübner, 1879 - 173 pages

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Page xci - Until they won her; for indeed I knew Of no more subtle master under heaven Than is the maiden passion for a maid, Not only to keep down the base in man, But teach high thought, and amiable words And courtliness, and the desire of fame, And love of truth, and all that makes a man.
Page xi - Oh, the wild joys of living ! the leaping from rock up to rock, The strong rending of boughs from the fir-tree, the cool silver shock Of the plunge in a pool's living water, the hunt of the bear, And the sultriness showing the lion is couched in his lair...
Page xcii - Verily ye are in an age in which if ye abandon one-tenth of what is ordered, ye will be ruined. After this a time will come when he who shall observe one-tenth of what is now ordered will be redeemed.
Page lxxvi - Unto Him belongeth whatsoever is in the heavens and whatsoever is in the earth.
Page 139 - It was said unto her, Enter the palace. And when she saw it, she imagined it to be a great water; and she discovered her legs, by lifting up her robe to pass through it. Whereupon Solomon said unto her, Verily this is a palace evenly floored with glass.
Page 157 - Jesus the son of Mary, the apostle of GOD ; yet they slew him not, neither crucified him, but he was represented by one in his likeness ; and verily they who disagreed concerning him were in a doubt as to this matter, and had no sure knowledge thereof, but followed only an uncertain opinion. They did not really kill him ; but GOD took him up unto himself: and GOD is mighty and wise.
Page 11 - God, who is our Lord, and your Lord? we have our works, and ye have your works, and unto him are we sincerely devoted. Will ye say, Truly Abraham, and Ismael, and Isaac, and Jacob, and the tribes were Jews or Christians...
Page 2 - Verily your Lord is God, who created the heavens and the earth in six days...
Page xlvi - Spare your remonstrances,' replied the intrepid fanatic to his uncle and benefactor; 'if they should place the sun on my right hand and the moon on my left, they should not divert me from my course.
Page 43 - Of which ten were given to Adam, fifty to Seth, thirty to Edris or Enoch, ten to Abraham; and the other four, being the Pentateuch, the Psalms, the Gospel, and the...

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