Epigram 9.728

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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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ἁ δάμαλις, δοκέω, μυκήσεται: ἢν δὲ βραδύνῃ,
χαλκὸς ὁ μὴ νοέων αἴτιος, οὐχὶ Μύρων.

— Paton edition

The heifer, I think, will low, and if it delays it is
the fault of the senseless bronze, not Myron's.

— Paton edition

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