by Sappho (flourished c610-c580 BCE)

κατθάνοισα δὲ κείσῃ οὐδέ ποτα
Language: Aeolic Greek 
Available translation(s): SAN
κατθάνοισα δὲ κείσῃ οὐδέ ποτα
   μναμοσύνα σέθεν
ἔσσετ' οὐδὲ †ποκ'†ὔστερον. οὐ
   γὰρ πεδέχῃς βρόδων
τῶν ἐκ Πιερίας. ἀλλ' ἀφάνης
   κἠν Ἀίδα δόμῳ
φοιτάσεις πεδ' ἀμαύρων νεκύων

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मृता शेष्यसे।
Language: Sanskrit (संस्कृतम्)  after the Aeolic Greek 
मृता शेष्यसे।
न तत्काले स्मृतिस्ते भविष्यति न पश्चात्काले।
नहि देवपर्वतलोकजपापुष्पाण्यभजथाः।
अदृष्टा त्वधोलोकदेवस्य गृहे भ्रमिष्यसि मृतानामात्मनाम्मध्ये निष्पतिता॥

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mr̥tā śeṣyase |
na tatkāle smr̥tis te bhaviṣyati na paścātkāle |
nahi devaparvatalokajapāpuṣpāṇy abhajathāḥ |
adr̥ṣṭā tv adholokadevasya gr̥he bhramiṣyasi mr̥tānām ātmanāṁ madhye niṣpatitā ||


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Word count: 16