Another said -- "Why, ne'er a peevish Boyby Omar Khayyam
English version by Edward FitzGerald
Original Language Persian/Farsi
Another said -- "Why, ne'er a peevish Boy,
Would break the Bowl from which he drank in Joy;
Shall He that made the vessel in pure Love
And Fancy, in an after Rage destroy?"
|-- from The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, by Omar Khayyam / Translated by Edward FitzGerald|