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* And rot to dust beneath the taunting oyes

I "Of slaves, exclaiming, "There his Godship lies!' Thr No-cursed race-since first my soul drew The breath,

Ву "They've been my dupes, and shall be ev'n in Ano derth.

Fro « Thou see'st yon cistern in the shado—'tis fill'a or “ With burning drugs, for this last hour dis- All tilld:

To “There will I plunge me in that liquid flame- An " Fit bath to lave a dying Prophet's frame - Les " There perish, all--ere pulse of thine shall fail - Fir " Nor leave one limb to tell mankind the tale. Th “So shall my votaries, wheresoe'er they rave, Th * Proclaim that Heav'n took back the Saint it No gavo;

Co ** That I've but vanish'd from this earth awhile,

W To come again, with bright, unshrouded smile! “So shall they build me altars in their zeal, " Where knaves shall minister, and fools shall N kneel;

B " Where Faith may mutter o'er her mystic spell, Written in blood—and Bigotry may swell

TI ** The sail he spreads for Heav'n with blasts from

hell! “So shall my banner, through long ages, be “The rallying sign of fraud and anarchy ;

"T kings yet unborn shall rue Mokanna's name, A * And, though I die, my spirit, still the same, Y * Shall walk abroad in all the stormy strife,

SI And guilt, and blood, that were its bliss in life. B ** But, hark! their batt'ring engine shakes the A mall

A Why, let it shake-thus I can brave them all. ** Na trace of me shall greet them, when they come,

B And I can trust thy faith, for--thou'lt be dumb. ** Now mark how readily a wretch like me,

JE "In one bold piunge commences Deity!"


А lle spring and sunk, as the last words were 'T

said Quick closed the burning waters o'er his head, Y And ZELICA was left-within the ring Of those wide walls the only living thing The only wretched one, still cursed with breath, F In all that frightful wilderness of death! More like some bloodless ghost-such as, they tell,

А In the Lone Cities of the Silent dwell,

1 And there, unseen of all but ALLA, sit

A Each by its own pale carcass, watching it.

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* With burning drugs, for this last hour dis- All speak th' impetist Babies

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They have all & grar em 2e pleine de drogues brú- which they sometimes call or the pe 4. Noll de rostit rien de tous les the Silent, and which there

wees Delhi and the Mahratta coast, to secure an abundant

lema i tres ses gens, et se

alega restoient de sa secte departed, who sit each at the ad ostale a ciel, ce qui ne mangusible to mortalepes" - Eplast

tered the wo'e set to pieces: -- an irreparable " Fr los, as muay of the revels were so exquisitely expe old, as to have been used under the Emperors speet Yan and Chun, trho piuted many ages before of I the dynasty of Tang llis Koran, too, sup- our posed to be the identical copy between the forti Hearts of wheh Mahomet's favorite pigeon only ned to restle, had been m said by his Koran- love bearer three whole days ; not without much purj spintual alarm to FADLADEES, who, though pro- pily fessing to hold with other loyal and orthodox allo Mussu'mans, that salvatea could only be found Na in the kran, was strongly suspected of believ- Hol ing in his heart, that it could only be found in had his own particular copy of it. When to all these tell grievances is added the obstinacy of the cooks, in puttin, the pepper of Canara into his dishes in-tead of the cinnamon of Serendib, we may easily ma suppose that he came to the task of criticism with, of at least, a sufficient degree of irritability for the of purpose.







" In order," said he, importantly swinging about smi his chaplet of pearls, “ to convey with clearness ea my opinion of the story this young man has related, TI it is necessary to take a review of all the stories that have ever --"-"My good FADLADEEN !" flo exclaimed the Princess, interrupting him, "we really do not deserve that you should give your in selfs much trouble. Your opinion of the poem be wo ha re just heard, will, I have no doubt, be abundantly edifying, without any further waste of your valuable erudition." -- " If that be all," re- pc plied the critic, evidently mortified at not being allowed to show how much he knew about every thing bu subject immediately before him * if that be all that is required, the matter is easily dispatched.” He then proceeded to analyzo the poem, in that strain (so well known to the unfortunato bards of Delhi) whose censures were infliction from which few recovered, and whose very praises were like the honey extracted from the bitter flowers of the aloe. The chief person- | fc ages of the story were, if he rightly understood h them, an ill-favored gentleman, with a veil over h is face ;-a young lady, whose reason went and mame, according as it suited the poet's convenience ti nessble or otherwise ;--and a youth in one it

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have very little doubt that I shall be vastly pleased —it is only once in many ages a Genius appears, Det tas pasitely expected! – se trally or in

with him.” Ten se s the Emperors speeches and advertis, topelte

whose words, like those on the Written Mountain, met me pas before of lines as indipetile s is in som days elapsed, after this harangue of the lighted, perhaps, though not so wonderful, who, if

last forever:--but still thero are some, as de-
its Furn. Da
, sup- our friend in the red jina

Grea; Chamberlain, before LALLA Rooku could
EST OF Over the fortis ; the yemg buty die 1
venture to ask for another story. The youth was

not stars over our head, are at least flowers along
Bisnmer's made giroan only recommendatan i tot
still a welcomo guest in the pavilion—to one heart, ought gratefully to inhale, without calling upon

our path, and whose sweetness of the moment we sei ir jis Kiras. lover lives ca te a part el op

perhaps, too dangerously welcome ;-but all men-
moet wethout much purpose of seeing her plus rien !
tion of poetry was, as if by common consent,

them for a brightness and a durability beyond
is te hungrid pro- pily accomplishes, and en
avoided. Though none of the party had much

their nature. In short," continued she, blushing, mit der svo ami erthodox allow

, is a fair sabun d
respect for Fadladeen, yet his censures, thus is quite cruel that a poet cannot wander through

as if conscious of being aught in an oration, "it magisterially delivered, evidently made an impres his regions os enchantment, without having a critic se si mesti di belier- Holy Prophet (to filen de die

The Poet, himself, to whom forever, like the old Man of the Sea, upon his

criticism was quite a new operation, (being wholly back!"3_-FADLADEE.N, it was plain, took this last sukoht de formed in bad no need to be jealous is The Dail these telling." unknown in that Paradise of the Indies, Cash luckless allusion to himself

, and would treasure it mere,) felt the shock as it is generally felt at first, up in his mind as a whetstono for his next criti

til huse has made it more tolerable to the patient; cim. A sudden silence ensued; and the Princess, mar Serendib, we met easily matter ;-it had not even te

the Ladies began to suspect that they ought not glancing a look at Feraponz, saw plainly sho

to be pleased, and seemed to conclude that there must wait for a more courageous moment. task of criticism th, of structure, which maker

must have been much good sense in what Fad-
e citability for the of the thoughts by the past

LADEEN said, from its having set them all so
estendly to sleep :—while the self-complacent Chan grant ais, playing freshly over the current of youth-

But the glories of Nature, and her wild, fraberlain was left to triumph in the idea of having, ful spirits, will soon heal even deeper wounds than on 57LTIC Lout smith's aprui per il

guished a Poet. LALLA Rooku alone and Love T TO ma sulated. Then, as to the residential

knew why–persisted in being delighted with all Valley of Gardens, which had

an evening or two after, they came to the small

she had heard, and in resolving to hear more as order of the Emperor, for his favorite sister Ro. $3200 Valter stones forse of it. erecte:

been planted by Lou FUEN." flow of Ferdas, the state 2013.Jed the Process, temmungu"me sententious marche

first returning to the subject was unlucky. It was years before ; and never was there a more spark

Her manner, however, of chinara, during their progress to Caslımere, sono I really do not deserve that you so Te roure in the uneasy hearina di selfs much trouble. Your ound of the poem been modelled upon the part while they rested during the heat of noon near a

ling assemblage of sweets since the Gulzar-e-Irem,

or Rose-bowcr of Irem. Every precious flower We ha just heard, will. I have no dabe, be medary. The licenses, ty JE

was there to be found, that poetry, or love, or re

Many, like me, have viewed this fountain, but ligion, has ever consecrated; from the dark hyaabundantly editing, without any further waste of were unpardonable:-Arane

they are gone, and their eyes are closed forever!" cinth, to which Hafez compares his mistress's hair, tour valuable erudition," "I that be all, re- poem abounded with such

- that she took occasion, from the melancholy to the Cúmalatú, by whose rosy blossoms tho

Like the fingerszik pied the critic, - evidently mortified at not being

beauty of this passage, to dwell upon the charms heaven of Indra is scented." allowed to show how much he knew about every " and has his fall compleet of poetry in general. “It is true," she said,

As they sat in the thing but the subject immediately before him

6 few

cool fragrance of this delicious spot, and LALLA dispatched." He then proceeded to analyze the withal, would tolerate for poets can imitate that sublime bird, which flies Rooku remarked that she could fancy it the poem, in that stain so well known to the unfor- superfluities 1"- He has helalaways in the ai and never touches the earth :' abode of that Flower-loving Nymph whom they - if tela: be all that is required, the matter is easily

1 The Huma, a bird pecnliar to the East. It is supposed attach some mysterious and important ineaning to these inauto bards of Delhi) whose censures were an covered that most dla

tils constantly in the air, and never touch the ground; it is scriptions; but Niebuhr, as well as Volney, thinks that they from which few recovered, and those while the glimmering hayo

it overslindes will in time wear a crown."- Richardson. * Sowers of the aloe. The chief person fore, howerer painful to Le Loked upon as a bird of happy open; and that every head

In the terms of alliance made by Fuzzel Oola Khan with ished rock with any pointed instrument; adding to their

must have been executed at idle hours by the travellers to

Mount Sinai, " who were satisficd with cutting the unpolUnder in 1760

, one of the stipulations was," that he should je story were, is he rightly understood his valuable animadrasis ir

names and the date of their journeys some rude figures,

which bespeak the hand of a people but little skilled in the

hrana, according to the practice of his family."-Wilks's z1-favored gentleman, with a veil over he accordingly concluded maha

arts.'- Niebuhr. - mung lady, whose reason went and candor, thus: - "Nameshare the distinction of two honorary attendants standing

Bouth of India. He adds in a note :-"The Humma is a mumy as it suited the poet's convenience tions which I have the behind him, holding fans composed of the feathers of the

3 The Story of Sinbad. fatalons bird. The head over which its shadow once passes

4 See Nott's Hafez, Ode v. Ved suspended over the throne of Tippoo Sultaun, found at

6 " The Cámalata (called by Linnrus, Ipomæa) is the most

beantiful of its order, both in the color and form of its leaves & veil for & Divinity. totally alter his style of will assuredly be circled with a crown. The splendid little Beringa patam in 1799, was intended to represent this poeti

and flowers; its elegant blossoms are celestial rosy red,

Love's proper hue,' and have justly procured it the onme of To the pilgrims to Mount Sinai we niust attribute the

Cámalatá, or Love's Creeper."--Sir W. Jones. laseriptions, figores, &c., on those rocks which have from

Camalatá may also mean a mythological plant, by which fence sequired the name of the Written Mountain."

all desires are granted to such as inhabit the heaven of In$&c, bad translation leur racontoient étaiest bar Policy. M. Gebelin and others have been at much pains to charming Ipomæa."-Ib.

dra; and if ever flower was worthy of paradise, it is our Sagtes et Curieuses of the ference attin Naser la tukio

na raises were like the honey extracted from follow their example

. It becer

Sie er otherwise ;=und a youth in one it is by no means any video com
Bacharian bonnets, who took the man :-80 far from it

, indele


ses disciples. "-D'Herkules

9 The Wacksmith Gao, ube

as fort aux Arabes, que

lantes et Lembres de

saire de l'Ancien Tes-rant Zohak, and whose arena hard

celles que Nasser Persia.

paissent croire, 17 d'arriver, "-/

From Badku, and those fountains of blue flame In vain he yells his desperate curses out,
That burn into the Caspian,' fierce they came, Deals death promiscuously to all about,
Careless for what or whom the blow was sped, To foes that charge and coward friends that fly,
So vengeance triumph'd, and their tyrants bled. And seems of all the Great Arch-enemy.

The panic spreads "A miracle !" throughout
Such was the wild and miscellaneous host, The Moslem ranks, “ a miracle !" they shout,
That high in air their motley banners toss'd All gazing on that youth, whose coming seems
Around the Prophet-Chief-all eyes still bent A light, a glory, such as breaks in dreams;
l'pon that glittering Veil, where'er it went, And ev'ry sword, true as o'er billows dim
That beacon through the battle’s stormy flood, The needle tracks the load-star, following him!
That rainbow of the field, whose showers were

Right tow'rds MokannA now he cleaves his

path, Twice hath the sun upon their conflict set, Impatient cleaves, as though the bolt of wrath And risen again, and found them grappling yet; He bears from Heav'n withheld its awful burst While streams of carnage in his noontido blaze, From weaker heads, and souls but half way cursed, Smoke up to Heav'n-hot as that crimson haze, To break o'er Him, the mightiest and the worst ! By which the prostrate Caravan is awed,”

But vain his speed—though, in that hour of In the red Desert, when the wind's abroad.

blood, “On, Swords of God!" the panting Caliph calls,- Had all God's seraphs round Mokanna stood, Thrones for the living-Heav'n for him who With swords of fire, ready like fato to fall, falls !"

Mokanna's soul would have defied them all; “On, brave avengers, on,” MOKANNA cries,

Yet now, the rush of fugitives, too strong “ And Eslis blast the recreant slave that flies !" For human force, hurries ev’n him along: Now comes the brunt, the crisis of the day

In vain he struggles ’mid the wedged array They clash--they strive--the Caliru's troops give of flying thousands he is borne away;

And the sole joy his bafiled spirit knows, Mokanna's self plucks the black Banner down, In this forced fight, is-murd'ring as he goes ! And now the Orient World's Imperial crown As a grim tiger, whom the torrent's might Is just within his grasp—when, hark, that shout! Surprises in some parch'd ravine at night, Some hand hath check’d the flying Moslem's rout; Turns, ev'o in drowning, on the wretched flocks, And now they turn, they rally—at their head Swept with him in that snow-flood from the rocks, A warrior, (like those angel youths who led, And, to the ast, devouring on his way, In glorious panoply of Heav'n's own mail,

Bloodies the stream he hath not power to stay. The Champions of the Faith through Beder's vale,)

Alla illa Alla !"—the glad shout renewBold as if gifted with ten thousand lives,

“ Alla Akbar !"4—the Caliph's in Merou. Turns on the fierce pursuer's blades, and drives Hang out your gilded tapestry in the streets, At once the inultitudinous torrent back

And light your shrines and chant your ziraleets." While hope and courage kindle in his track; The Swords of God have triumphd- on his And, at each step, his bloody falchion makes

throne Terriblo vistas through which vict'ry breaks ! Your Caliph sits, and the veil'd Chief hath flown. In vain MOKANNA, midst the general flight,

Who does not envy that young warrior now,
Stands, like the red moon, on some stormy night,

To whom the Lord of Islam bends his brow,
Among the fugitive clouds that, hurrying by, In all the graceful gratitude of power,
Leave only her unshaken in the sky-

For his throne's safety in that perilous hour?


1 “When the weather is hazy, the springs of Naphtha (on veloped in a thick veil, and the sun appears of the color of an island near Baku, boil up the higher, and the Naphtha blood. Sometimes whole caravans are buried in it." often takes fire on the surface of the earth, and runs in a In the great victory gained by Mahomet at Beder, he was flame into the sea to a distance almost incredible."-Han assisted, say the Mussulmans, by three thousand angels, led way on the Everlasting Fire at Baku.

by Gabriel, mounted on his horse Hiazum.--See The Koran Savary says of the south wind, which blows in Egypt and its Commentators. from February to May, "Sometimes it appears only in the * The Tecbir, or cry of the Arabs. " Alla Acbar!" says shape of an impetuous whirlwind, which passes rapidly, and Ockley, ineans, "God is most mighty." is fatal to the traveller, surprised in the middle of the deserts, 6 The ziraleet is a kind of chorus, which he women of Torrents of burning sand roll before it, the firmament is en the East sing upon joyful occasions.-Russa.

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