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1 11 Life hath set Nonest, crede mihisapientis dicere “vivam.” No landmarks before us.
Sera nimis vita est crastina, vive hodie. It is not, believe me, the act of a wise man to say, “I will live.” To-morrow's life is too late; live to-day. MARTIAL–Epigrams. I. 16. 11.
Owen MEREDITH (Lord Lytton)—Lucile. Pt. II. Canto W. St. 14.
13 Il torre altrui la vita fo facoltà commune Alpiù vil della terra; il darla & solo De' Numi, e de' Regnanti. To take away life is a power which the vilest of the earth have in common; to give it belongs to gods and kings alone. METASTAsso–La Clemenza di Tito. III. 7. 14 A man's best things are nearest him, Lie close about his feet. RICHARD MoncKTON MILNEs (Lord Houghton)—The Men of Old. St. 7. (See also WoRDsworth under WisDOM) 15 For men to tell how human life began Is hard; for who himself beginning knew? MILTON.—Paradise Lost. Bk. VIII. L. 250.