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QotD: FitzKhayyam

Фитцджеральд был ничего поэт. Жаль только, что переводы его не имеют к оригиналу почти никакого отношения. Впрочем, это ничего, мы тут всё равно все не знаем ни фарси, ни латыни.

The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
Moves on: nor all your Piety nor Wit
Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
Nor all your Tears wash out a Word of it.

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Tags: fitzgerald, khayyam, poetry
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