Omar Khayyam - A Book Of Verses Underneath The Bough

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A Book Of Verses Underneath The Bough - Quatrain XII of The Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam - 5th Edition - Translated by Edward FitzGerald (1809-1883) - From the 2009 BBC documentary The Genius Of Omar Khayyam.

XII

A book of verses underneath the bough,
A jug of wine, a loaf of bread — and thou
Beside me singing in the wilderness —
Oh, wilderness were paradise enow!

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