by Caelius Firmianus Symphosius (flourished 4th - 5th century CE)
Translation © by Richard Wilbur (b. 1921)

Dentibus innumeris sum toto corpore...
Language: Latin 
Dentibus innumeris sum toto corpore plena, 
Frondicomas suboles morsu depascor acuto, 
Mando tamen frustra, quod respuo praemia dentis.

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All teeth from head to foot, yet friend...
Language: English  after the Latin 
All teeth from head to foot, yet friend to men
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