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  • این لعب تنها نه شو را با زنست  ** هر عشیق و عاشقی را این فنست 
  • This sport is not between husband and wife only: this is the practice of everything that is loved and loves.
  • از قدیم و حادث و عین و عرض  ** پیچشی چون ویس و رامین مفترض 
  • A mutual embracing, like (that of) Wís and Rámín, is obligatory (Divinely ordained) between eternal and non-eternal and between substance and accident;
  • لیک لعب هر یکی رنگی دگر  ** پیچش هر یک ز فرهنگی دگر 
  • But the sport is of a different character in each case: the embracing is for a different reason in each instance.
  • شوی و زن را گفته شد بهر مثال  ** که مکن ای شوی زن را بد گسیل 
  • This is said as a parable for husband and wife, meaning, “O husband, do not dismiss thy wife unkindly.
  • آن شب گردک نه ینگا دست او  ** خوش امانت داد اندر دست تو  3955
  • On thy wedding-night did not the bridesmaid place her (the wife's) hand in thy hand as a goodly trust?
  • کانچ با او تو کنی ای معتمد  ** از بد و نیکی خدا با تو کند 
  • For the evil or good which thou doest unto her, O man worthy of confidence, God will do (the same) unto thee.”
  • حاصل این‌جا این فقیه از بی‌خودی  ** نه عفیفی ماندش و نه زاهدی 
  • To resume, on this occasion this jurist was so beside himself that neither continence nor asceticism remained to him.
  • آن فقیه افتاد بر آن حورزاد  ** آتش او اندر آن پنبه فتاد 
  • The  jurist threw himself on the nymph: his fire caught hold of her cotton.
  • جان به جان پیوست و قالب‌ها چخید  ** چون دو مرغ سربریده می‌طپید 
  • Anima cum anima conjuncta est, corpora mutuo amplexu implicata tanquam duae aves abscissis capitibus tremebant. [Soul was joined to soul and (their) bodies strove (in mutual embrace), trembling like two decapitated birds.]
  • چه سقایه چه ملک چه ارسلان  ** چه حیا چه دین چه بیم و خوف جان  3960
  • What (to them) was the wine-party or the king or Arslán (the Turkish slave)? What (to them) was modesty or religion or fear and dread of (losing) their lives?