|42.||The Women Tell Me Every Day||9/19/2012|
|43.||They Tell How Atys, Wild With Love||9/19/2012|
|44.||Thou, Whose Soft And Rosy Hues||9/19/2012|
|47.||Vulcan! Hear Your Glorious Task||9/19/2012|
|48.||Wine And Song||9/19/2012|
|49.||Wine The Healer||9/19/2012|
|50.||Youth And Age||9/19/2012|
The Women Tell Me Every Day
The women tell me every day
That all my bloom has past away.
'Behold,' the pretty wantons cry,
'Behold this mirror with a sigh;
The locks upon thy brow are few,
And, like the rest, they're withering too!'
Whether decline has thinn'd my hair,
I'm sure I neither know nor care;
But this I know, and this I feel,
As onward to the tomb I steal,
That still as death approaches nearer,
The joys of life are sweeter, dearer;
And had I but an hour to live,
That little hour to bliss I'd give!
The women tell me, 'Man, you're old;
don't be so bold.
Look into a mirror
to make it clearer: