Epigram 9.55

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Codex Palatinus 23, p. 365

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εἴ τις γηράσας ζῆν εὔχεται, ἄξιός ἐστι
γηράσκειν πολλῶν εἰς ἐτέων δεκάδας.

— Paton edition

当一个人已到老年的时候,如果他仍在祈祷延年益寿,他渴望的无非就是再有几十年的寿命。

— Edition Jie Han

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My grandmother always said that life is empty. I always thought she was a nihilist. One will not bring it when one is born or not when die. But once she told me that she still wanted to be alive. She still wants to continue this kind of life

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