The Luzumiyat of Abu'l-Ala
Selected from his
Luzum ma la Yalzam and Suct us-Zand
and first rendered into English
The Book of Khaled
JAMES T. WHITE & CO.,
"His poems generally known as the Luzumiyat arrest attention by their boldness and originality as well as by the sombre and earnest tone which pervades them."—Raynold A. Nicholson: A History of the Arabs.
"Abu'l-Ala is a poet many centuries ahead of his time."—Von Kremer.
COPYRIGHTED 1918 BY
JAMES T. WHITE & CO.
TO HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS
IN WHOM ARE CENTRED
THE HOPES AND ASPIRATIONS
OF THE SYRIAN PEOPLE
FOR A UNITED SYRIA
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