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SONNET: 13. OUT OF CATALLUS, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: Unto nobody my woman saith she had rather a wife be
Last Line: In wind or water stream do require to be writ.
Alternate Author Name(s): Catullus, Caius Valerius
Variant Title(s): Carmina: 70
Subject(s): Unfaithfulness; Infidelity; Adultery; Inconstancy


Unto no body my woman saith she had rather a wife be
Than to myself, not though Jove grew a suitor of hers.
These be her words: but a woman's words to a love that is eager
In wind or water stream do require to be writ.





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