And, strange to tell, among that Earthen Lot Some could articulate, while others not: And suddenly one more impatient cried -- "Who is the Potter, pray, and who the Pot?"
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- by Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883), no title, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, First Edition, no. 60, 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 Don Murray (b. 1925), "And, strange to tell, among that Earthen Lot" [baritone and piano], from Songs from the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, no. 9 [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]
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- Also set in English, a translation by Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883) , no title, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Fourth Edition, no. 87, first published 1879 ; composed by Granville Ransome Bantock, Sir.
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