when Dawn's Left Hand was in the Sky. To what once lovely Lip it springs unseen ! That And Edited with an introduction by Louis Untermeyer. Moment, of the Well of Life to taste -, The 31, 41, 51, 61, to the Porter's Shoulder-knot a-creaking !". as the Cock crew, those who stood before. ((navigator.appName == "Microsoft Internet Explorer") && the brave Music of a distant Drum! The is a collection of verses all attributed to the medieval Persian "Uomo universale" Omar Khayyam, but found in various manuscripts. the following story: "I often used to hold conversations with my. into Dust, and under Dust, to lie. come with old Khayyam, and leave the Lot. Ah, 71, 75. in its Lap from some once lovely Head. Snow upon the Desert's dusty Face. And subtle Alchemist that in a Trice. Wine ! His poetry was introduced to the English-reading world in a translation by the esteemed Eastern-Indian Areas Studies scholar Edward FitzGerald. The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam is among the few masterpieces that has been translated into most languages, including English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Hindi, Arabic, and Urdu. MSFPhover = Nor [ Home ] [ Up ] [ Background ] [ 2009 ] [ Illustration ] [ Who's who ] [ About us ] [ Links ],