Catullus Poem 111
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AVFILENA, uiro contentam uiuere solo, 1 AUFILENA, to live content with her husband and no other
nuptarum laus ex laudibus eximiis:
is a glory for brides one of the most excellent:
sed cuiuis quamuis potius succumbere par est, 3 but 'tis better to sleep with any man whatsoever,
quam matrem fratres efficere ex patruo.
than that a mother should conceive cousins with her uncle.