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

Scheichi II., surnamed Djaghidshurdshi

Poems from Oriental Languages: Epigram to Yusuf Ben Ali Ben Yacoob

(Arabian—Fifteenth Century)

Translation in Dublin University Magazine

I WROTE, Y—— is a wretched proser,

Though tolerable verse-composer:

But ’twas not thee I satirized;

And I confess I feel surprised

To see thee thus take fire like nitre;

For thou art wrong, and thou shouldst know it;

Thou art indeed a poor prose-writer,

But not a tolerable poet.