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Callimachus - They told me, Heraclitus, they told me you were dead, 
 They brought me bitter news to hear and bitter tears to shed. 
 I wept, as I remembered, how often you and I 
 Had tired the sun with talking and sent him down the sky.
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    Callimachus
    Ancient Greek poet, critic and scholar c.310-240 BC
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    They told me, Heraclitus, they told me you were dead, They brought me bitter news to hear and bitter tears to shed. I wept, as I remembered, how often you and I Had tired the sun with talking and sent him down the sky.
    Source: Epigrams Epigram 2, translation by William Johnson Cory in
They told me, Heraclitus, they told me you were dead, They brought me bitter news to hear and bitter tears to shed. I wept, as I remembered, how often you and I Had tired the sun with talking and sent him down the sky. by: Callimachus
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They told me, Heraclitus, they told me you were dead, They brought me bitter news to hear and bitter tears to shed. I wept, as I remembered, how often you and I Had tired the sun with talking and sent him down the sky.
- Callimachus
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