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Updated June 2012

T. E. Lawrence, translation of a poem by Emir Feisal

Written in Edward Marsh's 'little book'
 


If you keep unstained the honour of your house

Any rags you wear will look beautiful

If you fail to overcome yourself

You will receive no honour from the world.

 

26.1.21

T. E. Lawrence
 

Source: Saturday Book 11, facsimile
Checked: jw/
Last revised: 26 June 2006


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