I passed by a jug-maker, a few days before,
Who artistically reshaped the clay on the floor.
As I looked on, I saw something no one could see:
My father in his palms was embraced more and more!
— Omar Khayyam , circa 11th century A.D. (© Tamdgidi Translation)
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