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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:9708
AUTHOR:Miscellaneous Translations
QUOTATION:Terrible he rode alone,
  With his Yemen sword for aid;
Ornament it carried none
  But the notches on the blade.
ATTRIBUTION:The Death Feud. An Arab War-song. 1
 
Note 1.
Anonymous translation from “Tait’s Magazine,” July, 1850. The poem is of an age earlier than that of Mahomet. [back]
 

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