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Why Be Old? – Strength Magazine – September, 1928

So run the first two line of a short verse used in advertising a certain nationally known product that has added “youth and spring and comfort” (to use part of the third line of the verse) to millions of human beings. As regards the article advertised the writer has nothing to say, either pro or con, but much can be said about the little verse and the wisdom, the hope, and the despair it contains. “Age is only what it feels!” What a host of thoughts that brings to the mind of one who has had contact with humanity over a period of years!

Stark CenterUniversity of Texas