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

Oh, come with old Khayyám, and leave the...
Language: English  after the Persian (Farsi) 
Oh, come with old Khayyám, and leave the Wise
To talk; one thing is certain, that Life flies; 
One thing is certain, and the Rest is Lies ;
The Flower that once has blown for ever dies.

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  • Also set in French (Français), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ENG ENG ; composed by Francisco Mignone.

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