Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam in English

The Vine had struck a fibre: which about
 | Omar Khayyam | Rubaiyat in English

The Vine had struck a fibre: which about
If clings my Being - let the Dervish flout;
Of my Base metal may be filed a Key
That shall unlock the Door he howls without.

Translation: Edward FitzGerald