STORY OF THE PIOUS WOMAN ACCUSED OF
There was once a man of Nishapour,[FN#1] who had a
wife of the utmost loveliness and piety, and he was
minded to set out on the pilgrimage. So he co...
Determined to be recognized as a great poet, John Payne left behind hundreds of pages of poems as well as a worshipful John Payne Society. Neither the poetry nor the Society has endured. His best lega...