Lesbia mi dicit semper male nec tacet umquam de me: Lesbia me dispeream nisi amat. quo signo? Quia sunt totidem mea: deprecor illam assidue, verum, dispeream nisi amo.
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- by Gaius Valerius Catullus (c84 BCE - 54 BCE), no title, appears in Carmina, no. 92 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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- Also set in English, a translation by Jonathan Swift (1667 - 1745) , "Lesbia railing" [an adaptation] ; composed by John Woods Duke.
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