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  • But the redness on a face that is beaming appears (there) because his (its owner's) soul is content;
  • لیک سرخی بر رخی که آن لامعست  ** بهر آن آمد که جانش قانعست 
  • For (mere) hope makes him lean, pale, and wretched: he is not ill with bodily ailment.
  • که طمع لاغر کند زرد و ذلیل  ** نیست او از علت ابدان علیل 
  • The reason of even (a physician like) Galen becomes distraught when it sees a pale face without (unaccompanied by any symptom of) disease. 3630
  • چون ببیند روی زرد بی‌سقم  ** خیره گردد عقل جالینوس هم 
  • When thou hast fixed thy hope on the Light of Him (God), Mustafá (Mohammed) says (concerning such an one), “His carnal self is abased.”
  • چون طمع بستی تو در انوار هو  ** مصطفی گوید که ذلت نفسه 
  • The shadeless light is beautiful and lofty; the one enclosed in network is (only) the shadow of a sieve.
  • نور بی‌سایه لطیف و عالی است  ** آن مشبک سایه‌ی غربالی است 
  • Amatores corpus volunt nudum; enervatis nil interest vestisne sit an corpus. [Lovers want to be naked of body; to the impotent what (difference is there between) a (naked) body and (one covered by) a garment?]
  • عاشقان عریان همی‌خواهند تن  ** پیش عنینان چه جامه چه بدن 
  • The (delicious) bread and dishes of food are (reserved) for the fasters; for the horse-fly what difference is there between the soup and the trivet?
  • روزه‌داران را بود آن نان و خوان  ** خرمگس را چه ابا چه دیگدان 
  • How the King (Mahmud) requested Ayáz for the second time, saying, “Explain thy case and solve the difficulty felt by the incredulous and censorious; for it is not (like thy) generosity to leave them in perplexity.”
  • دگربار استدعاء شاه از ایاز کی تاویل کار خود بگو و مشکل منکران را و طاعنان را حل کن کی ایشان را در آن التباس رها کردن مروت نیست 
  • This topic is beyond limit and measure. “Now, O Ayáz, tell of thy ‘states.’ 3635
  • این سخن از حد و اندازه‌ست بیش  ** ای ایاز اکنون بگو احوال خویش 
  • Thy ‘states’ are from the mine of novelty: how shouldst thou be satisfied with thee vulgar ‘states’?
  • هست احوال تو از کان نوی  ** تو بدین احوال کی راضی شوی 
  • Hark, tell the story of those goodly ‘states’- dust (be thrown) upon the ‘states’ and lessons of the five (elements) and the six (directions)!”
  • هین حکایت کن از آن احوال خوش  ** خاک بر احوال و درس پنج و شش