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

Up from Earth's Centre through the...
Language: English  after the Persian (Farsi) 
Up from Earth's Centre through the Seventh Gate
I rose, and on the Throne of Saturn sate,
And many Knots unravel'd by the Road;
But not [the Knot of Human Death and Fate]1.

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1 second edition: "Master-Knot of Human Fate"

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