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

None answer'd this; but after Silence...
Language: English  after the Persian (Farsi) 
None answer'd this; but after Silence spake
[A]1 Vessel of a more ungainly Make:
"They sneer at me for leaning all awry;
"What! did the Hand then of the Potter shake!"

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