BOOK III. Ep. 43.
1 Before a swan, behind a crow,
2 Such self-deceit ne'er did I know.
3 Ah! cease your arts — death knows you're grey,
4 And spite of all, will keep his day.
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Title (in Source Edition): BOOK III. Ep. 43.
Author: John Hoadly
Themes: fashion; death
Genres: epigram; imitation; translation; paraphrase
References: DMI 27752
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