We come and go, but for the gain, where is it?

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We come and go, but for the gain, where is it?
by Omar Khayyám of Nishapur, translated by Edward Henry Whinfield
The original text in Persian (Farsi)

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We come and go, but for the gain, where is it?
And spin life's woof, but for the warp, where is it?
And many a righteous man has burned to dust
In heaven's blue rondure, but their smoke, where is it?[1]