by Hakim Omar Khayyám (c1048 - c1122)
Translation by Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883)

Here with a Loaf of Bread beneath the...
Language: English  after the Persian (Farsi) 
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 Wilderness is Paradise enow.

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Set in a modified version by Granville Ransome Bantock, Sir, Richard Layton Kent, Liza Lehmann, James Hotchkiss Rogers, Powell Weaver.

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Researcher for this text: Ferdinando Albeggiani

This text was added to the website: 2008-01-04
Line count: 4
Word count: 30