The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam – Quatrain 13 read by Benjamin Moore

Listen to actor Benjamin Moore reading from the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, in Edward FitzGerald’s 1859 First Edition. These recordings were made to accompany our publication of Khayyam’s verses, hand printed on our Albion presses, at the Petrarch Press, California.…

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam – Quatrain 13 read by Benjamin Moore

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Listen to actor Benjamin Moore reading from the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, in Edward FitzGerald’s 1859 First Edition.

These recordings were made to accompany our publication of Khayyam’s verses, hand printed on our Albion presses, at the Petrarch Press, California.

Quatrain 13

Look to the Rose that blows about us – “Lo,
Laughing,” she says, “into the World I blow:
At once the silken Tassel of my Purse
Tear, and its Treasure on the Garden throw.”

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