„Poor pitied youth!...
Bring fragrant flowers, the whitest lillies bring,
With all the purple beauties of the spring;
These gifts at least, these honours I'll bestow
On the dear youth, to please his shade below.“

—  Christopher Pitt, Book VI, line 1259
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