I must wear a gala dress,Long stored up within my press,For to-day to feasts is given;
But the man refused to accept it, and said:--"I assure you,Many a dollar we've saved, and plenty of clothing and such things,And I trust we may reach our homes before they are finish'd."
A little, little boy, yon churchyard past,To Father Vicar's house; the stars on high
At his flat plate, all demurely,Ye with envy must have granted:
THE Poems comprised in this collection are written in thePersian style, and are greatly admired by Oriental scholars, forthe truthfulness with which the Eastern spirit of poetry isreproduced by the Western minstrel. They were chiefly composedbetween the years 1814 and 1819, and first given to the world inthe latter year. Of the twelve books into which they are divided,that of Suleika will probably be considered the best, from themany graceful love-songs which it contains. The following isHanoi's account of the Divan, and may well serve as a substitutefor anything I could say respecting it:--
From the uncertain present's heavy chain,Gave his fresh-kindled mind a respite brief,
WITH a bridegroom's joyous bearing,
Not a zephyr is in motion!
Mayors disputing,There turns the ear ere long,
Not boldness, not regret for crime.Lie, then, and writhe in brimstone fire!'Twas ye yourselves drew down Mine ire,
1789.*-----THE UNEQUAL MARRIAGE,
Blow, then, gossip, thy horn,Speed on with echoing trot,So that Orcus may know we are coming;So that our host may with joyWait at the door to receive us.
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