„And earth who herself bestowed the body takes it back and wastes not a whit.“

As quoted by Varro in De Lingua Latina, Book V
Original: (la) Terram corpus quae dederit, ipsam
capere neque dispendi facere hilum.


Terram corpus quae dederit, ipsam capere neque dispendi facere hilum.

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„It is better than going on loving someone who cannot love me back. Better wasting all that feelings"
-Tessa gray“

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—  Marcus Aurelius, buch Selbstbetrachtungen

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Body of a man I bring thee,
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Hominis tibi membra sequestro,
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As either hand may rightly clutch.
In the taking of it breathe
Prayer for all who lie beneath.“

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