[52 - later edition] But that is but a Tent wherein may restby Omar Khayyam
English version by Edward FitzGerald
Original Language Persian/Farsi
But that is but a Tent wherein may rest
A Sultan to the realm of Death addrest;
The Sultan rises, and the dark Ferrash
Strikes, and prepares it for another guest.
|-- from The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, by Omar Khayyam / Translated by Edward FitzGerald|