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

And if the Wine you drink, the Lip you...
Language: English  after the Persian (Farsi) 
And if the Wine you drink, the Lip you press,
End in the Nothing all Things end in -- Yes ---
Then fancy while Thou art, Thou art but what
Thou shalt be --- Nothing --thou shalt not be less.

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