Tuesday, September 15, 2009

The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.

- Rubaiyat [Stanza 51 (1859)]
Omar Khayyam

Translated by Edward FitzGerald

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