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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: Use and Waste

Translation of Charles Rockwell Lanman, editor

FIE on that human being’s life, I cried,

That’s bare of service to his fellows done!

Hurrah for cattle! for at least their hide

Will serve for leather when their life is run.