And lately, by the Tavern Door agape, Came [shining]1 through the Dusk an Angel Shape Bearing a Vessel on his Shoulder; and He bid me taste of it; and 'twas--the Grape!
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1 first edition: "stealing"
- by Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883), no title, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, First Edition, no. 42, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Second Edition, no. 60, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Third Edition, no. 58, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Fourth Edition, no. 58, 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), "And lately, by the Tavern Door agape", published 1906 [soli, chorus, and orchestra], from Omar Khayyám, Part I, no. 58, Leipzig, Breitkopf & Härtel [text not verified]
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