Catullus Poem 96
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SI quicquam mutis gratum acceptumque sepulcris 1 IF the silent grave can receive any pleasure, or sweetness at all
accidere a nostro, Calue, dolore potest,
from our grief, Calvus,
quo desiderio ueteres renouamus amores 3 the grief and regret with which we make our old loves live again,
atque olim missas flemus amicitias,
and weep for long-lost friendships,
certe non tanto mors immatura dolori est 5 surely Quintilla feels less sorrow for her too early death,
Quintiliae, quantum gaudet amore tuo.
than pleasure from your love.