by Hakim Omar Khayyám (c1048 - c1122)
Translation © by Gilbert Lazard (b. 1920)

Language: Persian (Farsi) 
از روی حقیقتی نه از روی مجاز ما لعبتگانیم و فلک لعبت باز بازیچه همی کنیم بر نطع وجود رفتیم بصندوق عدم یک یک باز

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  • ENG English (Edward Heron-Allen) , no title, first published 1898
  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Grolleau) , no title, first published 1902


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Deuxième tableau
Language: French (Français)  after the Persian (Farsi) 
En vérité très exacte et non point par métaphore
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