Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam in English

Oh Thou, who Man of baser Earth didst make,
 | Omar Khayyam | Rubaiyat in English

Oh Thou, who Man of baser Earth didst make,
And ev`n with Paradise devise the Snake:
For all the Sin wherewith the Face of Man
Is blacken`d - Man`s forgiveness give - and take!

Translation: Edward FitzGerald