Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 09

Sa di 1210 (Shiraz) – 1291 (Shiraz)



Do not pity the weakness of a foe because when he gains strength he will not spare thee.

          Boast not of thy moustaches when thou seest thy foe is weak.  
          There is marrow in every bone, a man in every coat.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Closest metre Iambic octameter
Characters 229
Words 43
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 1, 2

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