Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam in English

What! from his helpless Creature be repaid
 | Omar Khayyam | Rubaiyat in English

What! from his helpless Creature be repaid
Pure Gold for what he lent him dross - allay`d -
Sue for a Debt he never did contract,
And cannot answer - Oh the sorry trade!

Translation: Edward FitzGerald