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Read these lines from Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. “Come, fill the Cup, and in the fire of Spring Your Winter-garment of Repentance fling …" What does Khayyám mean by "the fire of Spring"? A. the sun
B. good health C. a candle D. the zest of youth
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