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Oh threats of Hell and Hopes of...

Language: English after the Persian (Farsi)

Oh threats of Hell and Hopes of Paradise! 
One thing at least is certain -- This Life flies: 
One thing is certain and the rest is lies;
The Flower that once [is]1 blown for ever dies.


Translation(s): ITA

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1 Headlam-Morley: "has"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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  • Also set in Italian (Italiano), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ENG by Elsa Olivieri Sangiacomo Respighi.

Text added to the website: 2011-06-13.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:25
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Word count: 35

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