Jean De La Fontaine

(1621 - 1695 / Champagne / France)

Epitaph Of La Fontaine Made By Himself - Poem by Jean De La Fontaine

JOHN, as he came, so went away,
Consuming capital and pay,
Holding superfluous riches cheap;
The trick of spending time he knew,
Dividing it in portions two,
For idling one, and one for sleep.


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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