"Life has loveliness to sell.."
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)]
Translated by Edward FitzGerald
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