Epigram 9.497

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ἔρωτα παύει λιμός: εἰ δὲ μή, χρόνος
ἐὰν δὲ μηδὲ ταῦτα τὴν φλόγα σβέσῃ,
θεραπεία σοι τὸ λοιπὸν ἠρτήσθω βρόχος.

— Paton edition

Hunger puts an end to love, or if not hunger,
time. But if neither of these put out the fire, the
only cure left for you is to hang yourself.

— Paton edition

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