And when like her, oh Sáki, you shall pass Among the Guests Star-scatter'd on the Grass, And in your blissful errand reach the spot Where I made One -- turn down an empty Glass!
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- by Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883), no title, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Third Edition, no. 101, first published 1872 [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 Granville Ransome Bantock, Sir (1868 - 1946), "And when like her, oh Sáki, you shall pass", published  [ soli, chorus, and orchestra ], from Omar Khayyám, Part III, no. 20, Leipzig, Breitkopf & Härtel [sung text not yet checked]
Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:
- Also set in English, a translation by Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883) , no title, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, First Edition, no. 75, first published 1859 ; composed by Houston Bright, Liza Lehmann.
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This text was added to the website: 2011-06-22
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