Posted by: aboutalbion | November 2, 2014

Quotation

“And that inverted Bowl we call The Sky,
Whereunder crawling coop’t we live and die,
Lift not thy hands to It for help – for It
Rolls impotently on as Thou or I.”

[extract from  the ‘Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam’ (1044 – 1123), translated by Edward Fitzgerald (1809 -1883)

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