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Whom the gods love die young. This is from Menander’s fragments (Hon hoi theoi philousin apothnēskei neos). Demosthenes has a similar apophthegm. Plautus has the line, “Queen Di diligunt adolescens moritur.” (See Byron: Don Juan, canto iv. 12.) Those who die young are “taken out of the miseries of this sinful life” into a happy immortality.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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