As soon as Ramazan comes this year
To the foot of wisdom the time of chains comes
O for Gods sake make the peoplee forgetful
that they may think Shawwal has come.


P 333

Ramazan, when, as now, in the season of summer it come is,
As a shackle full sore on the fetlock of sense and wit come is;
Lord, make thou the folk to be heedless, so they may imagine
The night of Shewwál, with its joy-bringing crescent lit, come is!

Th 757

The month of Ramazan as it comes this year
On Wit's foot is a shackle hard to wear:
O mighty God, make people negligent,
So that they may think that Shawwal is here!

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