In the morning of life came a good fairy with her basket
Too Long; Didn't ReadIn the morning of life came a good fairy with her basket, and said:
“Here are gifts. Take one, leave the others. And be wary, choose wisely; oh, choose wisely! for only one of them is valuable.”
The gifts were five: Fame, Love, Riches, Pleasure, Death. The youth said, eagerly:
“There is no need to consider”; and he chose Pleasure.