As under cover of departing Day Slunk hunger-stricken Ramazán away, Once more within the Potter's house alone I stood, surrounded by the Shapes of Clay.
About the headline (FAQ)
- by Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883), no title, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Second Edition, no. 89, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Third Edition, no. 82, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Fourth Edition, no. 82, first published 1868 [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), "As under cover of departing Day", published  [soli, chorus, and orchestra], from Omar Khayyám, Part III, no. 1, Leipzig, Breitkopf & Härtel [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]
Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:
- Also set in English, a translation by Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883) , no title, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, First Edition, no. 59, first published 1859 ; composed by Don Murray.
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This text was added to the website: 2011-06-22
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