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Omar Khayyam - The Rubaiyat - On the Air of Heaven Ride

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001475

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The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam [transl Fitzgerald]

Why if the Soul can fling the dust aside
And naked on the air of Heaven ride
Weren’t not a shame – weren’t not a shame for him
In this clay carcass crippled to abide?

The source of the experience

Omar Khayyam

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