11-09-14

The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám | Quatrain 46


The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám
Translated into English in 1859

-XLVIII-
For in and out, above, about, below,
'Tis nothing but a Magic Shadow-show,
Play'd in a Box whose Candle is the Sun,
Round which we Phantom Figures come and go.
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