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The souls that throng the flood
Are those to whom, by Fate, are other bodies owed,
In Lethe's lake they long oblivion taste,
Of future life secure, forgetful of the past.
If some grave sire appears, amid the strife,
In morals strict, and innocence of life,
All stand attentive; while the sage controls
Their wrath, and calms the tempest of their souls.
My next desire is, void of care and strife,
To lead a soft, secure, inglorious life:
A country cottage near a crystal flood,
A winding valley, and a lofty wood.
O Meliboeus, it is a god that has made this peaceful life for us.
This life the old Sabines knew long ago; Remus knew it, and his brother.
My life is lived, and I have played
The part that Fortune gave,
And now I pass, a queenly shade,
Majestic to the grave.
Toil conquered the world, unrelenting toil, and want that pinches when life is hard.
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