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John Bartlett (1820–1905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.

Thomas Parnell 1679-1718 John Bartlett

    Still an angel appear to each lover beside,
But still be a woman to you.
          When thy Beauty appears.
    Remote from man, with God he passed the days;
Prayer all his business, all his pleasure praise.
          The Hermit. Line 5.
    We call it only pretty Fanny’s way.
          An Elegy to an Old Beauty.
    Let those love now who never loved before;
Let those who always loved, now love the more.
          Translation of the Pervigilium Veneris. 1
Note 1.
Written in the time of Julius Cæsar, and by some ascribed to Catullus:

Cras amet qui numquam amavit;
Quique amavit, cras amet
(Let him love to-morrow who never loved before; and he as well who has loved, let him love to-morrow). [back]