Ploutos, no wonder mortals worship you, you are so tolerant of their sins!
Lines 523-524, as translated by Dorothea Wender
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Bright youth passes swiftly as a thought.Theognis Of Megara
Surfeit begets insolence, when prosperity comes to a bad man.Theognis Of Megara
Wine is wont to show the mind of man.Theognis Of Megara
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