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The Ruba'yat of Omar Khayam (1899) - Omar Khayyám, Richard Garnett, Jessie E. Nash Cadell
The Ruba'yat of Omar Khayam (1899)
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781120923806 (1120923808)
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
Pages no: 88
Edition language: English
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Sarah's Library
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0.0 Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám
This book was presented by my grandmother (my father's mother), Myra Joyce (known as Joyce) Frost (nee Moore), to her grandmother (my great, great grandmother) Minnie Shields (nee Hampshire) on the occasion of Minnie's birthday. It's unclear what year the book was given to Minnie, but we can work ou...
Literary Ames
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3.0 Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam by Omar Khayyam
The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor WitShall lure it back to cancel half a Line,Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it. Khayyam struck me as a man with a love-hate relationship with the old vino, which sort of implies that perhaps he wasn’t the strictest Musl...
Leopard rated it
3.0 The Ruba'iyat of Omar Khayyam
Omar Khayyam (Ghiyāth ad-Dīn Abu'l-Fatḥ ʿUmar ibn Ibrāhīm al-Khayyām Nīshāpūrī: 1048 - 1131), born in Nishapur, educated in Samarkand and professionally active in Bukhara, was a brilliant mathematician, astronomer and philosopher who wrote poetry during the last years of his life,(*) when, after his...
Lisa (Harmony)
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5.0 The Ruba'yat of Omar Khayam (1899)
This is the poetry of Omar Khayyam, a Persian poet and scientist who lived from 1048-1131. He actually wrote one of the most important treatises on Algebra before modern times. The very name "Ruba'yat" actually comes from an Arab word for "four" and refers to the quatrain structure and the title was...
All the World's a Page
All the World's a Page rated it
Ah, but my Computations, People say, Have squared the Year to human compass, eh? If so, by striking from the Calendar Unborn To-morrow and dead Yesterday.The origin of YOLO.
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