[44] The mighty Mahmud, the victorious Lord

by Omar Khayyam

English version by Edward FitzGerald
Original Language Persian/Farsi

The mighty Mahmud, the victorious Lord,
That all the misbelieving and black Horde
     Of Fears and Sorrows that infest the Soul
Scatters and slays with his enchanted Sword.

-- from The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, by Omar Khayyam / Translated by Edward FitzGerald

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44] The mighty