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The Rose Garden of Omar Khayyam

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The Rose Garden of Omar Khayyam

Founded on the Persian (Classic Reprint)



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The Rose Garden of Omar Khayyam by Omar Khayyam
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Excerpt from The Rose Garden of Omar Khayyam: Founded on the Persian It is 1nevitable that a man of so many sides and Of such accomplishment should have been, like Shake speare, variously regarded. The varying interpreta tions, literal or mystical, applied to his writings, his keen power of mockery, his capacity in the mere statement of a proposition which he contested, of hanging his doubt or refutation thereon, contributed to this result. For in addition to the above views of him he has been deemed a free thinker; a man of science; a 5072 a devout and orthodox Mussulman; a railer at religion and morality; a pes simist; a serene epicure absorbed in the pleasures Of the present and claimed by materialist and Sufi alike. All of which goes to show, if it shows anything, the greatness and universality of Omar's real nature. Doubtless if the old Persian were now permltted to characterize himself, he would use the formula of Bottom as applied to Snug the joiner, in the role of Lion, I am a man as other men are. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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May 8th, 2018
2 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
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