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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:9193
AUTHOR:Omar Khayyam (fl. 11th cent.)
QUOTATION:I sometimes think that never blows so red
The Rose as where some buried Cæsar bled;
  That every Hyacinth the Garden wears
Dropt in her Lap from some once lovely Head.
ATTRIBUTION:Rubáiyát. Stanza xix.
 

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