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

A moment guess'd ‑‑ then back behind the...
Language: English  after the Persian (Farsi) 
A moment guess'd -- then back behind the Fold
Immerst of Darkness round the Drama roll'd
Which, for the Pastime of Eternity,
He does Himself contrive, enact, behold.

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