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Quotation by Ovid
Now old in love, though little was their store,
Inured to want, their poverty they bore,
Nor aim'd at wealth, professing to be poor.
Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso) (43 B.C.-A.D. 17), Roman poet (PUBLIUS OVIDIUS NASO). Metamorphoses: Philemon and Baucis (l. 1–2). . .
Confucius to Cummings; an Anthology of Poetry. Ezra Pound and Marcella Spann, eds. (1964) New Directions.
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