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Sadi's Scroll of Wisdom, by Arthur N. Wollaston, [1906], at


Forty years of thy precious existence have expired; p. 31
Yet thy life hath not passed beyond childhood.
Thou hast spent all in lust and licence;
Not a moment hast thou acted according to righteousness.
Rely not upon unstable life;
Be not confident that thou art safe from the sport of fortune.

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