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

Whereat some one of the loquacious Lot
Language: English  after the Persian (Farsi) 
Whereat some one of the loquacious Lot --
I think a Súfi pipkin -- waxing hot --
"All this of Pot and Potter -- Tell me, then,
"Who is the Potter, pray, and who the Pot?"

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