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If I were a young man 
 With my bones full of marrow, 
 Oh, if I were a bold young man 
 Straight as an arrow, 
 I'd store up no virtue 
 For Heaven's distant plain, 
 I'd live at ease as I did please 
 And sin once again.  - Robert Graves
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Robert Graves
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Born: July 24, 1895

Died: December 7, 1985 (aged 90)

Nationality: Irish

Occupation: Novelist, poet, soldier

Bio: Robert von Ranke Graves was an English poet, scholarwriter of antiquity specializing in Classical Greece and Rome, and novelist. During his long life he produced more than 140 works.

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