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

Then to the rolling Heav'n itself I...
Language: English  after the Persian (Farsi) 
Then to the rolling Heav'n itself I cried, Asking, 
"What Lamp had Destiny to guide"
Her little Children stumbling in the Dark?"
And -- "A blind Understanding!" Heav'n replied.

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