Excerpt from The Gulistān, or Rose-Garden, of Shek̲h̲ Muslihu'd-Dīn Sādī of Shīrāz: Translated for the First Time Into Prose and Verse, With an Introductory Preface, and a Life of the Author The men Of God's true faith, I've heard, Grieve not the hearts e'en Of their foes. When will this station be conferred On thee, who dost thy friends oppose? About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.