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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: Sham Admiration in Literature

Translation of Charles Rockwell Lanman, editor

NOT every poem’s good because it’s ancient,

Nor mayst thou blame it just because it’s new.

Fair critics test, and prove, and so pass judgment;

Fools praise or blame as they hear others do.