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Heathcote William Garrod, comp. (1878–1960).  The Oxford Book of Latin Verse.  1912.
 
Opportunity
 
Phaedrus (fl. 1st cent. A.D.)
 
 
CVRSV uolucri pendens, cum nouacula,
  caluus, comosa fronte, nudo occipitio
(quem si occuparis, teneas; elapsum semel
non ipse possit Iuppiter reprehendere),
occasionem rerum significat breuem.        5
  effectus impediret ne segnis mora,
finxere antiqui talem effigiem Temporis.
 

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