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Charles Henry Webb

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Friends I have had both old and young,
And ale we drank and songs we sung:
Enough you know when this is said,
That, one and all, they died in bed.
In bed they died and I’ll not go
Where all my friends have perished so.
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Dum vivimus vigilamus, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

 
Charles Henry Webb

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