The Vine had struck a Fibre; which about If clings my Being -- let the [Stiff]1 flout; Of my Base Metal may be filed a Key, That shall unlock the Door he howls without.
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1 second, third, and fourth editions: "Dervish"
- by Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883), no title, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, First Edition, no. 55, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Second Edition, no. 82, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Third Edition, no. 76, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Fourth Edition, no. 76, 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]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Granville Ransome Bantock, Sir (1868 - 1946), "The Vine had struck a Fibre; which about
", published 1907 [soli, chorus, and orchestra], from Omar Khayyám, Part II, no. 12, Leipzig, Breitkopf & Härtel [text not verified]
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