Excerpt from Horace's Life and Character: An Epitome of His Satires and Epistles
Now, lest the whole thing seem an empty jest Though jest may often wisely blend with truth, As kindly teachers tempt an idle child With sugar-plums to learn his accidence Joking apart, see how th... e matter stands: The man, whose coulter turns the heavy soil, The soldier, and the storm-tost mariner, The crafty huckster, all alike pretend They toil to make provision for old age.
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