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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.  The Library of the World’s Best Literature.
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes.  1917.
 
Experience
By Alexis Piron (1689–1773)
 
WORK without thinking of gain;
  Be neither selfish nor vain;
Love; do not hate nor disdain;
Be sober and gay; drink good wine;
And thy life at its final confine        5
  Shall outvalue a monarch’s long reign.
 
 
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