Epigram 7.491

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Codex Palatinus 23 p. 285

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αἰαῖ παρθενίας ὀλοόφρονος, ἇς ἄπο φαιδρὰν
ἔκλασας ἁλικίαν, ἱμερόεσσα Κλεοῖ:
καδδέ σ᾽ ἀμυξάμεναι περιδάκρυες αἵδ᾽ ἐπὶ τύμβῳ
λᾶες Σειρήνων ἕσταμες εἰδάλιμοι.

— Paton edition

Woe worth baleful virginity, for which, delightful
Cleo, thou didst cut short thy bright youth ! We
stones in the semblance of Sirens stand on thy tomb
tearing our cheeks for thee and weeping

— Paton edition

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