Epigram 9.722

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713-742 are all on Myron's celebrated Statue of a Heifer. It stood originally in the Agora at Athens, but was transferred to the Temple of Peace at Rome.

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ἡ βοῦς ἐξ ἀρότου νέον ἤλυθε, καὶ διὰ τοῦτο
ὀκνεῖ, κοὐκ ἐθέλει βῆμ᾽ ἐπίπροσθεν ἄγειν.

— Paton edition

Pass by the heifer, cowherd, and whistle not to her
from afar. She is expecting her calf to suckle it.

— Paton edition

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