And fear not lest Existence closing your Account, [should lose, or know the type]1 no more; The Eternal Sáki from [that]2 Bowl has pour'd Millions of Bubbles like us, and will pour.
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1 third edition: "and mine, should know the like"
2 third edition: "the"
- by Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883), no title, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Second Edition, no. 47, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Third Edition, no. 46, 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), "And fear not lest Existence closing your", published 1906 [ soli, chorus, and orchestra ], from Omar Khayyám, Part I, no. 46, Leipzig, Breitkopf & Härtel [sung text not yet checked]
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- Also set in English, a translation by Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883) , no title, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Fourth Edition, no. 46 ; composed by Henry Houseley.
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