Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam in English

Said one among them - "Surely not in vain
 | Omar Khayyam | Rubaiyat in English

Said one among them - "Surely not in vain
"My substance of the common Earth was ta`en
"And to this Figure moulded, to be broke,
"Or trampled back to shapeless Earth again."

Translation: Edward FitzGerald