TO DAUGHTERS OF THE NATION
daughterling this loveliness trend,
To Muslim suits not the heathen’s blend.
You need not a beauty of rouge and scent,
With the chaste eyes teach thy charming bent.1
1. Iqbal has used “Gharat Gari” again in line 4 which means “robbery”. In amatory language of this sub-continent and Persia, it means loveliness.