"How sweet is mortal Sovranty!" -- think someby Omar Khayyam
English version by Edward FitzGerald
Original Language Persian/Farsi
"How sweet is mortal Sovranty!" -- think some:
Others -- "How blest the Paradise to come!"
Ah, take the Cash in hand and waive the Rest;
Oh, the brave Music of a distant Drum!
|-- from The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, by Omar Khayyam / Translated by Edward FitzGerald|