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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.  The Library of the World’s Best Literature.
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes.  1917.
 
Silence is Golden
By Martial (c. 40–c. 104 A.D.)
 
YOU’RE pretty, I know it; and young, that is true;
And wealthy—there’s none but confesses that too:
But you trumpet your praises with so loud a tongue
That you cease to be wealthy or pretty or young!
 
 
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