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Rubaiyat#13 Heart of a Rose

Look to the rose that blows about us-“Lo, Laughing,” she says,’into the world I blow: At once the silken tassel of my purse Tear, and its treasure on the garden throw.” ( Edward Fitzgerald translation) The illustration has been withdrawn-sorry. … Continue reading

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Rubaiyat#11-Bread beneath the Bough

Here with a loaf of bread beneath the bough, A flask of wine, a book of verse,- and Thou Beside me singing in the wilderness- And the wilderness is paradise enow. (Edward Fitzgerald translation-first ed.,)

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Rubaiyat#10 Ruin of Time

With me along some strip of Herbage strown That just divides the desert from the sown, Where name of slave and sultan scarce is known, And pity Sultan Mahmud on his throne. (Edward Fitzgerald translation-first ed.,)

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Rubaiyat #9 Far From the Madding Crowd

But come with old Khayyam, and leave the lot Of Kaikobad and Khaikhosru forgot: Let Rustom lay about him as he will, Or Hatim Tai cry supper-heed them not. (Edward Fitzgerald translation-first ed.)

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Rubaiyat#8 Fifth ed.- Leaves of Life

Whether at Naishapur or Babylon, Whether the cup with sweet or bitter run, The wine of life keeps oozing drop by drop, The leaves of Life keep falling one by one. (Edward Fitzgerald translation)

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Rubaiyat #7 First. Ed. Bird of Time

Come, fill the cup, and in the fire of of Spring The Winter garment of repentance fling: The Bird of time has but a little way To fly, and Lo! the bird is on the Wing. (Edward Fitzgerald translation)

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Rubaiyat – #4 Reviving Old Desires

Now the New Year reviving old Desires, The thoughtful Soul to Solitude retires, Where the White Hand of Moses on the Bough Puts out, and Jesus from the Ground suspires.

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