This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 Excerpt: ... 97. N. Possibly written on the margin by some pious reader as an answer to No. 86. 98. Weak souls, who from the world cannot refrain, Hold ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 Excerpt: ... 97. N. Possibly written on the margin by some pious reader as an answer to No. 86. 98. Weak souls, who from the world cannot refrain, Hold life-long fellowship with rule and pain; Hearts free from worldly cares have store of bliss, All others seeds of bitter woe contain. 98. L. N. Tajrid, see Gulshan i Raz, p. 8, a. 99. He, in whose bosom wisdom's seed is sown, To waste a single day was never known; Either he strives to work great Allah's will, Or else exalts the cup, and works his own. 99, C. L. N. A. B. I. J. Tarabe, query, takhmet giving a line in metre 23. IOO. When Allah mixed my clay, He knew full well My future acts, and could each one foretell; Without His will no act of mine was wrought; Is it then just to punish me in hell? Ioo. C. L. N. A. I. Of the Moslem theory of predestination, Khayyam might truly say, "Ten thousand mortals, drowned in endless woe, for doing what they were compelled to do." IOI. Ye, who cease not to drink on common days, Do not on Friday quit your drinking ways; Adopt my creed, and count all days the same, Be worshippers of God, and not of days. Ioi. L. N. In line 3 scan yakist 102. If grace be grace, and Allah gracious be, Adam from Paradise why banished He? Grace to poor sinners shown is grace indeed; In grace hard earned by works no grace I see. 103. N. The tashdid of rabb is dropped. BL, Prosody, p. iv. 103. Dame Fortune's smiles are full of guile, beware! Her scimitar is sharp to smite, take care! If e'er she drop a sweetmeat in thy mouth, 'Tis poisonous, --to swallow it forbear! 103. C. L. A. B. L Hush contracted from hosh. 104. Where'er you see a rose or tulip bed, Know that a mighty monarch's blood was shed And where the violet rears her purple tuft, Be sure a black-moled girl hath laid her head. 104. B. L. ...
Very Good. No Jacket. 8vo-8"-9" Tall. An unmarked copy, clean and square. Red boards, rubbed at corners. Page edges toned. xxiii, 394pp. Translated by Edward Fitzgerald, E. H. Whinfield and J. B. Nicolas. With prefaces by each translator and an introduction by Robert Arnot.
Good- No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 8" x 5 3/8", 394 pgs. Trans. by Edward Fitzgerald, Analysis by Edward Heron-Allen, Intro by Robert Arnot, M.A. Red cloth binding is heavily worn at spine top/bottom edges w/moderate foxing of front cover & much discolored at spine, mild foxing of endpapers.
Very good. Aladdin Book Co., New York, NY, 1901. 1st Edition, VG-, Hard Cover, Size=5.5"x8.", 394pgs. Red cloth mottled on spine and cover edge areas, 1/16" tears (2) at Title Page fore-edge, page ends lightly browned, o.w. clean and tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. Text fairly bright and in Near Fine condition. Translated by Edward Fitzgerald, E. H. Whinfield, J. B. Nicolas with Prefaces by each and a general Introduction dealing with Omar's Place in Sufism, by Robert Arnot, M.A. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
The Sufistic Quatrains of Omar Khayyam in Definitive Form
by Omar Khayyam
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