The Vine had struck a Fibre

Edmund J. Sullivan


Photographic reproduction of pen and ink drawing

This illustration originally appeared in Fitzgerald's Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and is here reproduced from Thorpe's E. J. Sullivan, p. 68.

The Vine had struck a Fibre; which
It clings my Being — let the Súfi flout;
Of my Base Metal may be filed a Key,
That shall unlock the Door he howls

Scanned image and text by George P. Landow

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