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

But that is but a Tent wherein may rest
Language: English  after the Persian (Farsi) 
But that is but a Tent wherein may rest
A sultan to the realm of Death addrest;
The Sultan rises, and the dark Ferrásh
Strikes, and prepares it for another guest.

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This text was added to the website: 2011-06-21
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