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Wolfram von Eschenbach

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Daz schuof iedoch ein wse man,
daz alter guot solde hn.
jugent ht vil werdekeit,
daz alter siuften unde leit.
ez enwart nie niht als unfruot,
s alter unde armuot.
Was that not a wise man who laid it down that age should have possessions? "Youth has its fill of good things, eld of sighs and sorrows"! "There never was a fate so pitiful as age cum poverty"!
Bk. 1, st. 5, line 11; p. 17

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