For "Is" and "Is-not" though with Rule and Lineby Omar Khayyam
English version by Edward FitzGerald
Original Language Persian/Farsi
For "Is" and "Is-not" though with Rule and Line,
And "Up-and-down" without, I could define,
I yet in all I only cared to know,
Was never deep in anything but -- Wine.
|-- from The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, by Omar Khayyam / Translated by Edward FitzGerald|