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Poems of Propertius

Sexti Properti Carmina

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Author: Propertius
Language: Latin
LoC Category: PA
Downloads: 1,325
mnybks.net#: 5776
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Poetry
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es,

hoc magis accepta fallit uterque fide.
non impune feres: sciet haec insana puella

et tibi non tacitis uocibus hostis erit;
nec tibi me post haec committet Cynthia nec te

quaeret; erit tanti criminis illa memor,
et te circum omnis alias irata puellas

differet: heu nullo limine carus eris.
nullas illa suis contemnet fletibus aras,

et quicumque sacer, qualis ubique, lapis.
non ullo grauius temptatur Cynthia damno,

quam sibi cum rapto cessat amore deus:
praecipue nostri. maneat sic semper, adoro,

nec quicquam ex illa quod querar inueniam!

V

INVIDE, tu tandem uoces compesce molestas

et sine nos cursu, quo sumus, ire pares!
quid tibi uis, insane? meos sentire furores?

infelix, properas ultima nosse mala,
et miser ignotos uestigia ferre per ignis,

et bibere e tota toxica Thessalia.
non est illa uagis similis collata puellis:

molliter irasci non solet illa tibi.
quod si forte tuis non

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