One Moment in Annihilation's Waste, One Moment, of the Well of Life to taste -- The Stars are setting and the Caravan [Starts for]1 the Dawn of Nothing -- Oh, make haste!
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1 second edition: "Draws to"
- by Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883), no title, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, First Edition, no. 38, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Second Edition, no. 49, first published 1859 [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, Third Edition, no. 48, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Fourth Edition, no. 48, first published 1872 ; composed by Granville Ransome Bantock, Sir.
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