Life's a dream: The great theatre of the world, from the Span., with an essay on the life of the author, by R.C. Trench

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Page 223 - ¡Tanto se emprende en término de un dia! A florecer las rosas madrugaron, Y para envejecerse florecieron: Cuna y sepulcro en un boton hallaron. Tales los hombres sus fortunas vieron: En un dia nacieron y espiraron; Que pasados los siglos, horas fuéron.
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