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  • 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?
  • چشمشان افتاده اندر عین و غین  ** نه حسن پیداست این‌جا نه حسین 
  • Their eyes were contorted like (the letters) ‘ayn and ghayn: here neither Hasan nor Husayn is seen distinctly.
  • شد دراز و کو طریق بازگشت  ** انتظار شاه هم از حد گذشت 
  • It (the jurist's absence) became protracted, and how could he return (to the party)? The king's expectancy too passed beyond (all) bounds.
  • شاه آمد تا ببیند واقعه  ** دید آن‌جا زلزله‌ی القارعه 
  • The king came to see what had happened: he beheld there (what resembled) the commotion (on the Day) of Calamity.
  • آن فقیه از بیم برجست و برفت  ** سوی مجلس جام را بربود تفت 
  • The jurist sprang up in terror and fled to the banquet-hall and hastily seized the wine-cup.
  • شه چون دوزخ پر شرار و پر نکال  ** تشنه‌ی خون دو جفت بدفعال  3965
  • The king, full of fire and fury like Hell, was thirsting for the blood of the guilty pair.
  • چون فقیهش دید رخ پر خشم و قهر  ** تلخ و خونی گشته هم‌چون جام زهر 
  • When the jurist saw his enraged and wrathful countenance, which had become bitter and murderous as a cup of poison,
  • بانگ زد بر ساقیش که ای گرم‌دار  ** چه نشستی خیره ده در طبعش آر 
  • He shouted to his cup-bearer, “O solicitous (attendant), why do you sit (there) dumbfounded? Give (him wine) and put him in good humour!”
  • خنده آمد شاه را گفت ای کیا  ** آمدم با طبع آن دختر ترا 
  • The  king laughed and said, “O sir, I am restored to my good humour: the girl is thine.