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

The mighty Mahmúd, Allah‑breathing Lord
Language: English  after the Persian (Farsi) 
The mighty Mahmúd, Allah-breathing Lord,
That all the misbelieving and black Horde 
Of Fears and Sorrows that infest the Soul
Scatters before him with his whirlwind Sword.

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