Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, THE RUBAIYAT, 1879 EDITION: 12, by OMAR KHAYYAM

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THE RUBAIYAT, 1879 EDITION: 12, by                     Poet's Biography
First Line: A book of verses underneath the bough
Last Line: Oh, wilderness were paradise enow!
Alternate Author Name(s): Khayyam, Omar
Subject(s): Love; Time; Women

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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