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ما الكون إلا صفحة

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1 ما الكونُ إلا صفحةٌ
يقرأُها الجميعْ
لأنه يُنبِئُنا
عن حكمة البديعْ

2 أقوالُ ربنا العلي
مع كل ذي الكيانْ
شهادةٌ لمجدهِ
لمنتهى الزمان

3 وكل مخلوقاته
تحيا وتوجدُ
بأمرهِ وهو لها
يرعى ويرصُدُ

4 نعمتهُ مثلُ الندى
على ذُرى لبنانْ
تشفي وتُحيي النفسَ وال
ـلوبَ والأذهانْ

5 فلاسمه الشعوبُ وال
أكوانُ تحمَدُ
وكل أجناد السما
والأرضِ تسجُدُ

6 يا ربِّ قد أريتني
أمجادَ ذي الأكوانْ
فهبْ لعين النفسِ أن
تراك بالإيمانْ

Source: نظم المرامير #324

Transaltor: سليم عبد الأحد

سليم عبد الأحد Go to person page >

Author: John Keble

Keble, John, M.A., was born at Fairford, in Gloucestershire, on St. Mark's Day, 1792. His father was Vicar of Coln St. Aldwin's, about three miles distant, but lived at Fairford in a house of his own, where he educated entirely his two sons, John and Thomas, up to the time of their entrance at Oxford. In 1806 John Keble won a Scholarship at Corpus Christi College, and in 1810 a Double First Class, a distinction which up to that time had been gained by no one except Sir Robert Peel. In 1811 he was elected a Fellow of Oriel, a very great honour, especially for a boy under 19 years of age; and in 1811 he won the University Prizes both for the English and Latin Essays. It is somewhat remarkable that amid this brilliantly successful career,… Go to person page >

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First Line: ما الكون إلا صفحة
English Title: There Is a Book, Who Runs May Read
Transaltor: سليم عبد الأحد
Author: John Keble
Language: Arabic
Publication Date: 1913
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.


ST. AGNES (Dykes)

John B. Dykes (PHH 147) composed ST. AGNES for [Jesus the Very Thought of Thee]. Dykes named the tune after a young Roman Christian woman who was martyred in A.D. 304 during the reign of Diocletian. St. Agnes was sentenced to death for refusing to marry a nobleman to whom she said, "I am already eng…

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