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

Another said ‑‑ "Why, ne'er a peevish...
Language: English  after the Persian (Farsi) 
Another said -- "Why, ne'er a peevish Boy, 
"Would break the Bowl from which he drank in Joy;
"Shall He that made the Vessel in pure Love
"And Fansy, in an after Rage destroy?

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