Catullus Poem 109
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IVCVNDVM, mea uita, mihi proponis amorem 1 You promise to me, my life, that this love of ours
hunc nostrum inter nos perpetuumque fore. 2
shall be happy and last for ever between us.
di magni, facite ut uere promittere possit, 3 Ye great gods, grant that she may be able to keep this promise truly,
atque id sincere dicat et ex animo,
and that she may say it sincerely and from her heart,
ut liceat nobis tota perducere uita 5 so that it may be our lot to extend through all our life
aeternum hoc sanctae foedus amicitiae.
this eternal compact of hallowed friendship.