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First Editions \ Second Thoughts: An Auction Hosted by Christie's
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2014
from "The Conference of the Birds"
BY Farid ud-Din Attar
Next comes the Valley of Love. / Walk here and drown in fire / for in this valley only fire lives. / If you are not a lover of fire, / then leave, / because a true lover / is one with fire, / a...
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