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

But see! The rising Moon of Heav'n again
Language: English  after the Persian (Farsi) 
But see! The rising Moon of Heav'n again
Looks for us, Sweet-heart, through the quivering Plane: 
How oft hereafter rising will she look
Among those leaves -- for one of us in vain!

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