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Alciato Emblem 152: Source in Greek Anthology 9.148 (trans Paton, V, 77)

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Weep for life, Heraclitus, much more than when thou didst live, for life is now more pitiable. Laugh now, Democritus, at life far more than before; the life of all is now more laughable. And I, too, looking at you, am puzzled as to how I am to weep with the one and laugh with the other.