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Juvenal
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Variant translation: "Some men make fortunes none for life, but blind through vice live for fortunes." - The Satires of Juvenal literally translated into English Prose by James Sinclair, Esq. (1815 edition), p. 130, Satire Twelfth


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Nationality: Roman

Occupation: Poet

Bio: Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis, known in English as Juvenal, was a Roman poet active in the late 1st and early 2nd century AD, author of the Satires. The details of the author's life are unclear, although references within his text to known persons of the late 1st and early 2nd centuries AD fix his terminus post quem.

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