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C.D. Warner, et al., comp. The Library of the World’s Best Literature.
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

E Pluribus Unus

By Martial (c. 40–c. 104 A.D.)

WHEN hundreds to your parlors rush,

You wonder I evade the crush?

Well, frankly, sir, I’m not imbued

With love of social solitude.