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NIGHT BY THE RIVER, by            
First Line: Sweet night of joyous merriment
Last Line: And oh, the beauty of my flower!
Alternate Author Name(s): Mu'tamid, Al-; Al-mu'tamid Of Sevilla


Sweet night of joyous merriment
Beside the swerving stream I spent,
Beside the maid about whose wrist
So sweetly swerved her bracelet's twist:

She loosed her robe, that I might see
Her body, lissom as a tree:
The calyx opened in that hour
And oh, the beauty of my flower!





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