Jaravagga ⧸ Gāthā 155

Acaritvā brahmacariyaṃ aladdhā yobbane dhanaṃ
va jhāyanti khīṇamaccheva pallale

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Old Age ⧸ Verse 155

Those who have been unchaste,
And gotten not wealth in youth,
Like old herons, are consumed,
As in a pond devoid of fish.
English translation by Albert Edmunds, from Hymns of the Faith (Dhammapada) (1902).

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