|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Joseph Henshaw (d. 1678)|
|QUOTATION:||Mans life is like unto a winters day,|
Some break their fast and so depart away;
Others stay dinner, then depart full fed;
The longest age but sups and goes to bed.
O reader, then behold and see!
As we are now, so must you be.
|ATTRIBUTION:||Horæ Sucissive (1631).|