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  • His songs are mostly written in the medieval quatrains (ferskeytla), and are generally of a humorous and satirical character; his convivial songs are known by heart by every modern Icelander; and although some of the poets of the present day are more admired, there is none who is more loved by the people.
  • Zhukovskis U,nar Khayym and the Wandering Quatrains, translated from the Russian by E.
  • There are quatrains in the Rubdiyat of Omar Khayyam and pessimistic verses in Ecclesiastes which might have been uttered by Aristippus ("Then commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing than to eat and to drink and to be merry; for that shall abide with him of his labour the days of his life which God giveth him under the sun").
  • If we divide the chapter into quatrains, like ch.
  • The quatrains have been edited at Calcutta (1836) and Teheran (1857 and i862); text and French translation by 3.
 

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