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

And if the Cup you drink, the Lip you...
Language: English  after the Persian (Farsi) 
And if the Cup you drink, the Lip you press, 
End in what All begins and ends in -- Yes; 
Imagine then you are what heretofore
You were -- hereafter you shall not be less.

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