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Go along if he wants you to, even if he’s taking a long trip, And Canis burns the fields with parching thirst, Although cloud-filled Eurus, fringing the sky with purple tint, Darkly announces rain is close at hand. Or if he wants to roam the blue-gray sea by yacht, Yourself push the lithe skiff oared through the waves. Shy not away from enduring hard toils, Or from wearing away your hands unused to work. If he wants to go trapping far in the deepest valleys, Provided you please, let your shoulders bear the nets.
How good when drowsing to hear the pitiless wind And to hold my lady in a light embrace, Or when wintry Auster lets loose his frosty rains, Safe, to pursue dreams by a comforting fire! This is what I want! With my blessing let the man be rich Who can stand grim rains and the roaring of the sea. Yes, it is far better to let all gold and emeralds go Than that for my journeys any girl should weep. Messalla, for you it is right to make war on land and sea So that your house display the enemy’s spoils.
Smith 87; Luck, Latin Love Elegy 102. 55. Tränkle 1–6, 55–63, 173–84; Navarro Antolín 16–20, 25–30. introduction 23 Here Lygdamus lies. His cause of death was grief, Of his wife, Neaera, painfully bereft. His poems contain only one clue about his life. 17–18): My parents first beheld my hour of birth the day When each consul fell by one and the same fate. At first sight the couplet suggests that Lygdamus was born in 43, the year in which the consuls Hirtius and Pansa both fell at the battle of Mutina.