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Thus have the gods spun the thread for wretched mortals: that they live in grief while they themselves are without cares; for two jars stand on the floor of Zeus of the gifts which he gives, one of evils and another of blessings.
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Homer, The Iliad

Greek epic poet (800 BC - 700 BC)

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