Listen--a moment listen! -- Of the same Poor Earth from which that Human Whisper came The luckless Mould in which Mankind was castt hey did compose, and call'd him by the name.
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- by Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883), no title, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Third Edition, no. 38, first published 1872 [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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- Also set in English, a translation 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 ; composed by Granville Ransome Bantock, Sir, Michael Richard Miller.
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