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Heathcote William Garrod, comp. (1878–1960).  The Oxford Book of Latin Verse.  1912.
 
Diadumenos
 
Martial (c.A.D. 40–c.A.D. 104)
 
 
QVOD spirat tenera malum mordente puella,
  quod de Corycio quae uenit aura croco;
uinea quod primis cum floret cana racemis,
  gramina quod redolent, quae modo carpsit ouis;
quod myrtus, quod messor Arabs, quod sucina trita,        5
  pallidus Eoo ture quod ignis olet;
gleba quod aestiuo leuiter cum spargitur imbre,
  quod madidas nardo passa corona comas:
hoc tua, saeue puer Diadumene, basia fragrant.
  quid si tota dares illa sine inuidia?        10
 

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