It is not hard to find in present age
The place which needs culture's angelic sage.
Where dice and drink are both by law forbid,
And women keep their bodies fully hide.
Although my body has a deep restless heart,
Yet forbears' wont no disgust can impart.
Although deprived of School's beneficial fount
On Bedouin’s wit and courage we can count
The wise 'mong Franks this verdict declare
Of culture Arab lands are fully bare.

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