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Omar Khayyam

(1048–1131 / Nishapur / Iran)

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  • ''The Grape that can with Logic absolute The Two-and-Seventy jarring Sects confute.''
    Omar Khayyám (11-12th century), Persian astronomer, poet. The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, st. 43, trans. by Edward FitzGerald, first edition (1859).
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For some we loved

For some we loved, the loveliest and the best
That from His vintage rolling Time hath pressed,
Have drunk the Cup a round or two before,
And one by one crept silently to rest.

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