„Indeed, indeed, Repentance oft before
I swore — but was I sober when I swore?“

The Rubaiyat (1120)
Contexto: Indeed, indeed, Repentance oft before
I swore — but was I sober when I swore?
And then and then came Spring, and Rose-in-hand
My thread-bare Penitence apieces tore.

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