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

Author Unknown

A Group of Indian Epigrams: The Letter Killeth

Translation of Charles Rockwell Lanman, editor

SOME men do read the Vedas four,

And many a book of sacred lore,

And know their spirit, by my troth,

As ladle knows the taste of broth.