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Fit The First: ( Hunting Of The Snark ) - Poem by Lewis Carroll

The Landing

"Just the place for a Snark!" the Bellman cried,
As he landed his crew with care;
Supporting each man on the top of the tide
By a finger entwined in his hair.
"Just the place for a Snark! I have said it twice:
That alone should encourage the crew.
Just the place for a Snark! I have said it thrice:
What I tell you three times is true."

The crew was complete: it included a Boots--
A maker of Bonnets and Hoods--
A Barrister, brought to arrange their disputes--
And a Broker, to value their goods.

A Billiard-marker, whose skill was immense,
Might perhaps have won more than his share--
But a Banker, engaged at enormous expense,
Had the whole of their cash in his care.

There was also a Beaver, that paced on the deck,
Or would sit making lace in the bow:
And had often (the Bellman said) saved them from wreck
Though none of the sailors knew how.

There was one who was famed for the number of things
He forgot when he entered the ship:
His umbrella, his watch, all his jewels and rings,
And the clothes he had bought for the trip.

He had forty-two boxes, all carefully packed,
With his name painted clearly on each:
But, since he omitted to mention the fact,
They were all left behind on the beach.

The loss of his clothes hardly mattered, because
He had seven coats on when he came,
With three pair of boots--but the worst of is was,
He had wholly forgotten his name.

He would answer to "Hi!" or to any loud cry,
Such as "Fry me!" or "Fritter my wig!"
To "What-you-may-call-um!" or "What-was-his-name!"
But especially "Thing-um-a-jig!"

While, for those who preferred a more forcible word,
He had different names from these:
His intimate friends called him "Candle-ends",
And his enemies "Toasted-cheese"

"His form is ungainly--his intellect small--"
(So the Bellman would often remark)--
"But his courage is perfect! And that, after all,
Is the thing that one needs with a Snark."

He would joke with hyaenas, returning their stare
With an impudent wag of the head:
And he once went a walk, paw-in-paw, with a bear,
"Just to keep up its spirits," he said.

He came as a Baker: but owned, when too late--
And it drove the poor Bellman half-mad--
He could only bake Bridecake--for which, I may state,
No materials were to be had.

The last of the crew needs especial remark,
Though he looked an incredible dunce:
He had just one idea--but, that one being "Snark",
The good Bellman engaged him at once.

He came as a Butcher: but gravely declared,
When the ship had been sailing a week,
He could only kill Beavers. The Bellman looked scared,
And was almost too frightened to speak:

But at length he explained, in a tremulous tone,
There was only one Beaver on board;
And that was a tame one he had of his own,
Whose death would be deeply deplored.

The Beaver, who happened to hear the remark,
Protested, with tears in its eyes,
That not even the rapture of hunting the Snark
Could atone for that dismal surprise!

It strongly advised that the Butcher should be
Conveyed in a separate ship:
But the Bellman declared that would never agree
With the plans he had made for the trip:

Navigation was always a difficult art,
Though with only one ship and one bell:
And he feared he must really decline, for his part,
Undertaking another as well.

The Beaver's best course was, no doubt, to procure
A second-hand dagger-proof coat--
So the baker advised it--and next, to insure
Its life in some Office of note:

This the Baker suggested, and offered for hire
(On moderate terms), or for sale,
Two excellent Policies, one Against Fire
And one Against Damage From Hail.

Yet still, ever after that sorrowful day,
Whenever the Butcher was by,
The Beaver kept looking the opposite way,
And appeared unaccountably shy.
Lewis Carroll

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bura bure ke alawa bhala bhi hota hai
har aadmi mein koi dusra bhi hota hai
tum apne des ki saug

And you as well must die, belovèd dust,
And all your beauty stand you in no stead;
This flawles

Meine ghar ke sarey mausam,
Sab deewarain,
Saarey pardey,
Yaadon se rang daaley hain,
Tum aao ge

Aankhon Main Abhi Tak Lali

Lagta Hai Tu Aj Bhi Usi Ka Hai.

Ye Haseen Mosam Ye Hawaen Ye Barish!

LaGta He Muhabbat Me Aaj Kisi Ne Wafa Kar Li"

Mine eye hath played the painter and hath stelled,
Thy beauty's form in table of my heart,
My body

piri nahin chalti ki faqiri nahin chalti
is ishq mein har ek ki marzi nahin chalti
paDti hai ban

موت کا ایک وقت مقرر ہے
پھر نیند کیوں رات بھر نہیں آتی

Leave me, my blamer,
For the sake of the love
Which unites your soul with
That of your beloved

Teesra Musheer
THIRD COUNCILOR

Rooh-e-Sultani Rahe Baqi To Phir Kya Iztarab

Hai Magar Kya Uss

Koi na milay to qismat se ghila nahi karty!
aksar log mil ker bi mila nahi karty!

har shaakh par

The roaring alongside he takes for granted,
and that every so often the world is bound to shake.
H

Hum Haseen Hone Ka Dawa Tu Nahi Karte Wasi Magr

Jise Aankh Bhar Kar Dekh Len Uljhan Me Dal Dete H

Dunia me To koi Our Bhi Ho Ga Tery jesa..

Per Hum Tujhy CHaHte Hain Tery Jaison ko Nai.:!

tark-e-wada ki tark-e-KHwab tha wo
kaam sab ho chuka jo karna tha
bhar chuka jam-e-shart-e-wasl

Sehra Ki Tarah Rehte Hoye Thak Gai Aankhen
Dukh Kehta Hai Ab Koi Darya Bi Tu Dekhon
Ye Kya Ke Wo J

Us Zakhm-E-Jaan K Naam, Jo Ab Tak Nahi Bhara
Us Zinda Dil K Naam, Jo Ab Tak Nahi Mara

Us Zindagi

Be-Kaif Hain Ye Saghar-o-Meena Tere Baghair,
Aasan Huwa Hai Zehar Ka Peena Tere Baghair,

Kya K

jo ham-kalam ho hum se usi ke hote hain
hum ek waqt mein ek aadmi ke hote hain
koi jahan mein KH

Barson ke baad dekha ek shakhs dilruba sa,
ab zehen mein nahi hia par naam tha bala sa,

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