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

Well, let it take them! What have we to...
Language: English  after the Persian (Farsi) 
Well, let it take them! What have we to do 
With Kaikobád the Great, or Kaikhosrú?
Let Rusturn cry "To Battle!" as he likes, 
Or Hátim Tai "To Supper!" -- heed not you.

About the headline (FAQ)


Based on

Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

    [ None yet in the database ]

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website: 2011-06-20
Line count: 4
Word count: 32