Halrloprillalar (prillalar) wrote,
Halrloprillalar
prillalar

Catullus on Friday

Catullus 70

Nulli se dicit mulier mea nubere malle
quam mihi, non si se Iuppiter ipse petat.
dicit: sed mulier cupido quod dicit amanti,
in uento et rapida scribere oportet aqua.

My woman says there's no-one she would rather marry
Than me, not even if Jupiter himself pursued her.
She says -- but what a woman to an urgent lover says
Ought to be written in the wind and running water.

(trans mine, but using some half-remembered phrases, I'm sure)

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