Quotation by Omar Khayyám

You know, my Friends, with what a brave Carouse
I made a Second Marriage in my house;
Divorced old barren Reason from my Bed,
And took the Daughter of the Vine to Spouse.
Omar Khayyám (11–12th century A.D.), Persian astronomer, poet. The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, st. 55, trans. by Edward Fitzgerald (1879).
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