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PLUTARCH, by            
First Line: Chaeronean plutarch, to thy deathless praise
Last Line: Their lives have parallels, but thine has none.
Alternate Author Name(s): Agathias Scholasticos
Subject(s): Praise; Statues


CHAERONEAN Plutarch, to thy deathless praise
Does martial Rome this grateful statue raise;
Because both Greece and she thy fame have shared,
(Their heroes written and their lives compared;)
But thou thyself could'st never write thine own;
Their lives have parallels, but thine has none.





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