The same old harp I hold in my hand,
In which are hidden tunes of that land.
With the lions claw, that harp I play,
Whose chords are made of rocky clay.1

1.         Iqbal wishes to infuse a spirit of jingoistic chauvinism in his nation as such he uses such symbols like rocky chords and rocky veins in his portry. Such constructions are not used in the English language.