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QUATRAIN: OMAR KHAYYAM (AFTER FITZGERALD), by             Poem Explanation     Poet Analysis     Poet's Biography
First Line: Sultan and slave alike have gone their way
Last Line: Seven centuries since still charms the wise to-day.
Subject(s): Omar Khayyam (1048-1122)


SULTAN and Slave alike have gone their way
With Bahram Gur, but whither none may say;
Yet he who charmed the wise at Naishapur
Seven centuries since still charms the wise to-day.





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