Abu ibn Hajjaj untitled poem

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Untitled poem  (1922) 
by Abu Abdallah ibn Hajjaj, translated by David Samuel Margoliouth
Translation appeared in The Table-Talk of a Mesopotamian Judge as it appeared in the 1922 English translation. The poem was written to Abu'l Fadl

Master whose rise from dungeon deep
Is sweeter to my eyes than sleep,
No wrong by you was ever done
Nor would you injure any one.
What they advanced you now repay
In counsel, quarters, and the day.

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