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

Then said another with a long‑drawn Sigh
Language: English  after the Persian (Farsi) 
[Then said another with a long-drawn Sigh]1,
"My Clay with long oblivion is gone dry:
"But, fill me with the old familiar Juice,
"Methinks I might recover by-and-bye!"

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1 second edition: " "Well," said another, "Whoso will, let try "

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