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- Amorous assignations and the gift of tenderness and bedrooms,
All of those things that give youth all of its covetted bloom,
Both for men and for women. But when there arrives the vexatiousness
Of old age, even good looks alter to unsightliness. permalink
- We are all clever enough at envying a famous man while he is yet alive, and at praising him when he is dead. permalink
- What is life, what is sweet, if it is missing golden Aphrodite?
Death would be better by far than to live with no time for permalink
- Would that my fated death might come at sixty,
unattended by sickness and grievous cares. permalink
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