When you are old, at evening candlelit, Beside the fire bending to your wool, Read out my verse and murmur, "Ronsard writ This praise for me when I was beautiful."
Pierre de Ronsard (1524 - 1585)
Source: Sonnets pour Héléne, I, 43
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