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The rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam ; Bird parliament

Author: Omar Khayyam.; Farīd al-Dīn ʻAṭṭār; Edward FitzGerald; A D P Briggs
Publisher: London : Phoenix Poetry, 2003, ©1998.
Series: Phoenix poetry.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Moving Finger writes; and having writ, Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it. --From the Rubaiyat The best-selling poem of all time, Omar Khayaam₂s Rubaiyat (₃Quatrains₄), was first published in the West in 1859 by translator Edward FitzGerald. Excerpts from his well-loved version appear here, accompanied by Bird Parliament, a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations from Persian
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Omar Khayyam.; Farīd al-Dīn ʻAṭṭār; Edward FitzGerald; A D P Briggs
ISBN: 0753817438 9780753817438
OCLC Number: 55769073
Notes: "This edition first published by Everyman in 1998"--Title page verso.
Series statement on jacket.
Description: 75 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Phoenix poetry.
Other Titles: Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
Bird parliament
Omar Khayyam
Responsibility: Farrid ud-Din Attar ; translated by Edward FitzGerald ; selected and edited by A.D.P. Briggs.

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The Moving Finger writes; and having writ, Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it. --From the Rubaiyat The best-selling poem of all time, Omar Khayaam₂s Rubaiyat (₃Quatrains₄), was first published in the West in 1859 by translator Edward FitzGerald. Excerpts from his well-loved version appear here, accompanied by Bird Parliament, a delightful work by Khayyam₂s contemporary, the influential mystic poet Farrid Ud-Din Attar.

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