„I know a youth who loves a little maid—
(Hey, but his face is a sight for to see!)
Silent is he, for he's modest and afraid
(Hey, but he's timid as a youth can be!)“

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W. S. Gilbert1
1836 - 1911

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Who saith, "A whole I planned,
Youth shows but half; trust God: see all, nor be afraid!"“

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„He whom the gods protect : the youth is dying whilst he is in health, and has his senses and his judgment sound.“

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Quem di diligent, adolescens moritur, dum valet, sentit, sapit. Bacchides Act IV, scene 7, line 18. Variant translation: He whom the gods love dies young. (translator unknown) Derived from Menander's The Double Deceiver; but only the Plautine version was known until the rediscovery of Menander in the 20th century; sometimes translated as "favor" instead of "love".

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