Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam in English

And lately, by the Tavern Door agape,
 | Omar Khayyam | Rubaiyat in English

And lately, by the Tavern Door agape,
Came shining through the Dusk an Angel Shape
Bearing a Vessel on his Shoulder; and
He bid me taste of it; and `twas - the Grape!

Translation: Edward FitzGerald