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Quotation by E.E. Bowen
Forty years on, growing older and older,
Shorter in wind, as in memory long,
Feeble of foot, and rheumatic of shoulder
What will it help you that once you were strong?
E.E. Bowen (1836–1901), British schoolmaster. "Forty Years On" (Harrow School song).
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