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First Line: I do not care for gyges' store of gold
Last Line: I have no love. It lies far from my eyes.
Alternate Author Name(s): Archilochos
Subject(s): Simplicity


I DO not care for Gyges' store of gold,
Nor envy it, nor gaze with jealousy
On what the gods have. For proud tyranny
I have no love. It lies far from my eyes.





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