On the art of growing old

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Brown University Press, A. H. Stockwell , Providence, R.I, Ilfracombe, England
Statementa translation and subjective evaluation of the essay, entitled "Cato the Elder onold age," by Herbert Newell Couch
ContributionsCouch, Herbert Newell, 1899-1959
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26892927M

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“Grow old along with me. The best is yet to be, the last of life, for which the first was made. Our times are in his hand who saith, 'A whole I planned, youth shows but half; Trust God: See all, nor be afraid!” “She is one of those ladies who is more beautiful at sixty than she could possibly have been at twenty.

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The Measure of a Life Well Lived: Henry Miller on Growing Old, the Perils of Success, and the Secret of Remaining Young at Heart “If you can fall in love again and again if you can forgive as well as forget, if you can keep from growing sour, surly, bitter and cynical you’ve got it half licked.”.I will never grow old.

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