What do the ravages of time not injure? Our parents' age (worse than our grandparents') has produced us, more worthless still, who will soon give rise to a yet more vicious generation.

Damnosa quid non imminuit dies? Aetas parentum peior avis tulit nos nequiores, mox daturos progeniem vitiosiorem.

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Original Citation

Horace. Carmina [Odes]. 23 BC, bk. 3, no. 6.

Current Citation

Horace. "Odes." The Complete Odes and Epodes, translated by David West. Oxford University Press, 2008, bk. 3, no. 6.