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O. RUMER: "The Gentlmen..."

"The Gentlmen..."

(From Omar Khayyam)
The gentlemen, the highest spheres from,
Have no joys because of troubles’ swarm,
But look at them: they’re full of great derision
For them who're not gnaw’d by the greediness-worm.


Translated by Yevgeny Bonver, February, 2003


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