Edward FitzGerald Quote

Here with a loaf of bread beneath the bough,
A flask of wine, a book of verse—and Thou
Beside me singing in the wilderness—
And wilderness is paradise enow.


The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (1859) st. 11; 'And wilderness is paradise enow' in 4th ed., (1879) st. 12

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Here with a loaf of bread beneath the bough, A flask of wine, a book of verse—and Thou Beside me singing in the wilderness— And wilderness is...

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Here with a loaf of bread beneath the bough, A flask of wine, a book of verse—and Thou Beside me singing in the wilderness— And wilderness is...

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Here with a loaf of bread beneath the bough, A flask of wine, a book of verse—and Thou Beside me singing in the wilderness— And wilderness is...

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Here with a loaf of bread beneath the bough, A flask of wine, a book of verse—and Thou Beside me singing in the wilderness— And wilderness is...