Epigram 9.448

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Ἐρώτησις Ὁμήρου
Ἄνδρες ἀπ᾽ Ἀρκαδίης ἁλιήτορες, ἦ ῥ᾽ ἔχομέν τι;

Ἀνταπόκρισις Ἀρκάδων
Ὅσσ᾽ ἕλομεν λιπόμεσθ᾽, ὅσσ᾽ οὐχ ἕλομεν φερόμεσθα.

— Paton edition

Homer's Question
Fishermen from Arcadia, what have we?
The Answer
We left what we caught and carry what we did not catch.¹

— Paton edition

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Paton Edition: 1 i.e. lice.

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