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EPIGRAMMATA VI
 
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Wordle: Martial VI 
 

 
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From when the Julian law was reborn, Faustinus,

     And modesty was ordered to enter the households,

It is either less than or certainly not more than the thirtieth light,

     And now Telesilla is marrying a tenth man.

Who marries so many times, is not married: she is an adulteress by law.

     I am offended less by a more straightforward slut.

VII    meter: Elegiac Couplet

Iū lĭ ă|lēx pŏ pŭ|līs ēx|quō, Faūs|tī nĕ, rĕ|nā tā͜ e̸st

  Āt que̸͜ īn|trā rĕ dŏ|mōs||iūs să Pŭ|dī cĭ tĭ|ā͜ e̸st,

Aūt mĭ nŭs|aūt cēr|tē nōn|plūs trī|cē sĭ mă|lūx ēst,

  ēt nū|bīt dĕ cĭ|mō||iām Tĕ lĕ|sīl lă vĭ|rō.

Quaē nū|bīt tŏ tĭ|ēns, nōn|nū bĭt: ă|dūl tĕ ră|lē gē͜ e̸st.

  Ōf fēn|dōr mœ̄|chā||sīm plĭ cĭ|ō rĕ mĭ|nŭs.


 
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