Catullus Poem 60
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NVM te leaena montibus Libystinis 1 Was it a lioness from Libyan mountains
aut Scylla latrans infima inguinum parte 2 or a Scylla from her womb below
tam mente dura procreauit ac taetra, 3 that bare you, you that are so hard-hearted and monstrous
ut supplicis uocem in nouissimo casu 4 as to hold in contempt your suppliant's voice in his last need,
contemptam haberes, a nimis fero corde? 5 ah, too cruel-hearted one ?