|C.D. Warner, et al., comp. The Library of the Worlds Best Literature.|
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.
|As the Flowers of the Field|
By Strato (First Century A.D.)
|The Greek Anthology|
Translation of John William Mackail
|IF thou boast in thy beauty, know that the rose too blooms, but quickly being withered, is cast on the dunghill; for blossom and beauty have the same time allotted to them, and both together envious time withers away.|| 1|