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" When thou wouldst know thyself and who thou art, look on the grave-stones as thou journeyest by. There are the bones and unsubstantial dust of men who once were kings, of despots, of the wise, of men who plumed themselves on noble birth, on wealth, and... "
Menander, the Principal Fragments - Page 499
by Menander (of Athens.) - 1921 - 539 pages
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Qoheleth: A Continental Commentary

Norbert Lohfink - Religion - 158 pages
...As a Greek example of this notion, very widespread in the ancient world, see Menander, 538: "These are the bones and unsubstantial dust of men who once...on wealth, and on their fame and bodies beautiful. . . . Hades is the common lot of mortals all. Look thou on these and know thyself the man thou art"...
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