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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

The fact that the writing is being done with a finger suggests that it is the hand of God tracing the words in the sand. Once you have done something you will regret, there is no way to erase what...

Latest answer posted November 25, 2014 6:14 pm UTC

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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

This stanza consists of four lines that describe the dawn in a very straightforward fashion. It begins with the command "Wake!". Since this is a verb in the imperative mood, we assume that the...

Latest answer posted February 6, 2018 6:29 pm UTC

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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

Although most quotes that you can think of tend to come from Shakespeare or the Bible, it turns out that this line is not from any Shakespeare work at all. You can use any of a number of...

Latest answer posted August 15, 2010 4:38 am UTC

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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

Depending on the edition, the twenty-fifth or twenty-sixth quatrain of Edward FitzGerald's translation of The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám reads, Why, all the Saints and Sages who discuss'dOf the Two...

Latest answer posted April 26, 2021 10:45 am UTC

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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

The Rubaiyat was a collection of poems attributed to a Persian poet named Omar Khayyám, who lived in Persia during the twelfth century A.C.E.. It was first translated into English, not by Samuel...

Latest answer posted May 24, 2016 4:42 pm UTC

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