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First Line: Lesbia forever on me rails
Last Line: Yet, hang me, but I love her dearly.
Alternate Author Name(s): Catullus, Caius Valerius
Variant Title(s): Carmina: 92
Subject(s): Love


Lesbia forever on me rails.
To talk of me she never fails.
Now, hang me, but for all her art,
I find that I have gained her heart.
My proof is this: I plainly see
The case is just the same with me;
I curse her every hour sincerely,
Yet, hang me, but I love her dearly.






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