Then to this earthen Bowl did I adjournby Omar Khayyam
English version by Edward FitzGerald
Original Language Persian/Farsi
Then to this earthen Bowl did I adjourn
My Lip the secret Well of Life to learn:
And Lip to Lip it murmur'd -- "While you live
"Drink! -- for once dead you never shall return."
|-- from The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, by Omar Khayyam / Translated by Edward FitzGerald|