The Poetry of Gaius Valerius Catullus/58

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1 Caeli, Lesbia nostra, Lesbia illa Caelius, our Lesbia, that Lesbia
2 illa Lesbia, quam Catullus unam that Lesbia, whom alone Catullus
3 plus quam se atque suos amavit omnes, loved more than himself and his closest friends,
4 nunc in quadriviis et angiportis now on the street-corners and back-alleys
5 glubit magnanimi Remi nepotes. shags the descendants of magnificent Remus.