[And]1 those who husbanded the Golden Grain, And those who flung it to the Winds like Rain, Alike to no such aureate Earth are turn'd As, buried once, Men want dug up again.
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1 in the second edition, "For" ; "And" in all other editions.
- by Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883), no title, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, First Edition, no. 15, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Second Edition, no. 16, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Third Edition, no. 15, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Fourth Edition, no. 15, first published 1859 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
- a text in Persian (Farsi) by Hakim Omar Khayyám (c1048 - c1122) [text unavailable]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Granville Ransome Bantock, Sir (1868 - 1946), "And those who husbanded the Golden Grain
", published 1906 [soli, chorus, and orchestra], from Omar Khayyám, Part I, no. 15, Leipzig, Breitkopf & Härtel [text not verified]
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