by Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883)
Translation by Anonymous / Unidentified Author

There was the Door to which I found no...
Language: English  after the Persian (Farsi) 
There was the Door to which I found no Key:
There was the Veil through which I could not see: 
Some little talk awhile of ME and THEE
There was -- and then no more of THEE and ME.

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V'era una porta a cui non seppi trovar...
Language: Italian (Italiano)  after the English 
V'era una porta a cui non seppi trovar la chiave,
v'era un velo traverso il quale io non potei vedere.
Un breve ragionar di te e di me 
parvemi che vi fosse e poi non altro, nè di te, nè di me!

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This text was added to the website: 2017-07-17
Line count: 4
Word count: 42