What does the poem "Lucius Atherton" mean from the Spoon River Anthology?

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This poem serves as a cautionary tale for young men who take pride in many conquests. It revolves around a young man named Lucius Atherton who recalls that in his younger days he spent all of his time and energy seducing beautiful women, earning a reputation as a ladies' man.

However, as time went on and Lucius began to grow old, his hair began to grey, and the new generation of young and attractive women began to...

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