Constantine P. Cavafy Quote

Nero wasn't worried at all when he heard
the utterance of the Delphic Oracle:
Beware the age of seventy-three.
Plenty of time to enjoy himself still.
He's thirty. The deadline
the god has given him is quite enough
to cope with future dangers.


Nero's Deadline - Collected Poems (1992)

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Nero wasn't worried at all when he heard the utterance of the Delphic Oracle: Beware the age of seventy-three. Plenty of time to enjoy himself still. ...

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Nero wasn't worried at all when he heard the utterance of the Delphic Oracle: Beware the age of seventy-three. Plenty of time to enjoy himself still. ...

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Nero wasn't worried at all when he heard the utterance of the Delphic Oracle: Beware the age of seventy-three. Plenty of time to enjoy himself still. ...

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Nero wasn't worried at all when he heard the utterance of the Delphic Oracle: Beware the age of seventy-three. Plenty of time to enjoy himself still. ...