On the shortness of life

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On the shortness of life  (1932) 
by Seneca, translated by John W. Basore

De Brevitate Vitae—"On the Shortness of Life". Translated by John W. Basore, Loeb Classical Library London: William Heinemann, 1932

TO PAULINUS

ON THE SHORTNESS OF LIFE

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