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poem is sometimes known by the first line in the original Latin in
which it was written: Vitae
summa brevis spem nos vetat incohare longam.
writer Robert Sherard bumped into his old friend, Ernest Dowson,
penniless in a wine bar. Sherard took the poet home with him, where
Dowson died six weeks later.
S. H. Bass
more Ernest Dowson
are not long, the
weeping and the laughter Ernest
Dowson (1867-1900), English writer/poet
are not long, the weeping and the laughter,
and desire and hate:
think they have no portion in us after
pass the gate.
are not long, the days of wine and roses:
of a misty dream
path emerges for a while, then closes
Ernest Dowson (1905)
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