Sunday, June 01, 2014
Do Not Seek Immortal Life
Do not, my soul, long for an immortal life,Gildersleeve on line 62:
but make the most of what you can realistically achieve.
μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον
σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν.
"Exhaust all practicable means," "drain each resource."