Harvard Classics / Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, by Omar Khayyam

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Omar Khayyam laughed and enjoyed the good things of life. His "Rubaiyat," the most popular philosophic poem, is the best of all books to dip into for an alluring thought. (Volume 41, Harvard Classics)

"Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam" first published Jan. 15, 1859.