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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Admonition 20

Sa di 1210 (Shiraz) – 1291 (Shiraz)



O thou asker of food, sit for thou wilt eat; and 0 thou asked by death, run not for thou wilt not save thy life.

Whether thou strivest for a maintenance or not
God the most high and glorious will send it to thee;
And if thou rushest into the jaw of a lion or tiger
They will not devour thee unless on the day decreed.



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