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First Line: Young men dancing, and the old
Last Line: For his heart belies his hairs.
Alternate Author Name(s): Anakreon; Anacreontea
Variant Title(s): Young Men Dancing
Subject(s): Aging


YOUNG men dancing, and the old
Sporting I with joy behold;
But an old man gay and free
Dancing most I love to see;
Age and youth alike he shares,
For his heart belies his hairs.





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