WRITTEN ON THE OCCASION OF BRITISH
GOVERNMENT'S PERMISSION TO
O Muslim, did you ever think or feel
What is meant by piercing sword of steel?
It is the first hemistich of this verse
That God's Oneness shows in form so terse
My anxiety for the second half is greater though,
May God the sword of Faqr on you bestow
If Muslim true can get this sword in hold
He is Ali. the Lion of God, or Khalid bold.