[For]1 has not such a Story from of Old Down Man's successive generations roll'd Of such a clod of saturated Earth Cast by the Maker into Human mould?
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- by Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883), no title, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Second Edition, no. 41, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Fourth Edition, no. 38, first published 1868 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
- a text in Persian (Farsi) by Hakim Omar Khayyám (c1048 - c1122) [text unavailable]
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- by Granville Ransome Bantock, Sir (1868 - 1946), "For has not such a Story from of Old
", published 1906 [soli, chorus, and orchestra], from Omar Khayyám, Part I, no. 38, Leipzig, Breitkopf & Härtel [text not verified]
- by Michael Richard Miller (b. 1932), "For has not such a story", 1975-7 [mixed chorus, baritone, soprano, 4 percussion, timpani, piano, flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, violin, viola, and violoncello], from Verses from the Tentmaker, no. 5, cantata [text not verified]
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