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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Lamii (Mohammed Ben Osman Ben Ali Nakkash)

Poems from Oriental Languages: To Rayab Ana Sherehemiz, the Female Traveler

(Turkish—Sixteenth Century)

Translation in Dublin University Magazine

WHAT! wandering still without a bound?

Nay, Rayab, this is worse than folly—

’Tis cruel, since o’er earth’s wide round

Thy slaves must follow, fast or slowly;

If thou decline to stand thy ground

The world must turn pedestrian wholly,

Nor will one soul at rest be found

In Roumilee or Anadoli.