Catullus Poem 71
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SI cui iure bono sacer alarum obstitit hircus, 1 IF there ever was a good fellow afflicted with rankness,
aut si quem merito tarda podagra secat.
or one who was racked for his sins with the gout,
aemulus iste tuus, qui uestrem exercet amorem, 3 your rival who keeps your love busy
mirifice est a te nactus utrumque malum.
has got both from you to a marvel.
nam quotiens futuit, totiens ulciscitur ambos: 5 Whenever he has sex with her, they both pay dear for it;
illam affligit odore, ipse perit podagra.
she is overwhelmed with the gust, he half dead with the gout.