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EPIGRAMMATA VI
 
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Wordle: Martial VI 
 

 
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He bathed with us, he dined a happy man, and yet this same
     Andragoras was found dead in the morning.
Do you request the cause of so sudden a death, Faustinus?
     In his sleep he had seen the doctor Hermocrates.

LIII   meter: Elegiac Couplet

Lō tūs|nō bīs|cūm ͜e̸st, hĭ lăr|ūs cē|nā vĭt, ĕt|ī dĕm

     Īn vēn|tūs mā|nē ͜e̸st||mōr tŭ ŭs|Ān dră gŏ|rās.

Tām sŭ bĭ|tǣ mōr|tīs caū|sām, Faū|stī nĕ, rĕ|quī rĭs?

     Īn sōm|nīs mĕ dĭ|cūm||vī dĕ răt|Hēr mŏ cră|tĕn.


 
EPIGRAM VI.53

 

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