For "IS" and IS-NOT though with Rule and Line, And "UP-AND-DOWN" [Without, I could define, [I yet in all I only cared to know,]1 Was never deep in anything but -- Wine.
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1 second, third, and fourth editions: "by Logic I define,/ Of all that one should care to fathom, I"
- by Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883), no title, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, First Edition, no. 41, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Second Edition, no. 58, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Third Edition, no. 56, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Fourth Edition, no. 56, 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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- by Granville Ransome Bantock, Sir (1868 - 1946), "For "IS" and IS-NOT though with Rule and Line", published 1906 [soli, chorus, and orchestra], from Omar Khayyám, Part I, no. 56, Leipzig, Breitkopf & Härtel [text not verified]
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