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Main  ::  Translations - per Carmen  ::  Carmen 13  ::  Alternative translation Carmen 13

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Guest
Posted on Sun Mar 15, 2009 10:38:23  
Here is my translation of Carmen 13:

Fabullus, in a few days, you’ll be able,
if the gods allow, to eat at my table;
provided, that is, you bring a big
enough meal – a lamb or goat or pig –
and you don’t forget a horny girl
along with a bottle, your wit and usual
loud noisy laughter. I guarantee you’ll
eat your fill; right now my wallet’s full
of cobwebs. In return, I promise
you something sweeter and more lavish –
a perfume of my girl’s, one whiff
of which, Fabullus, will have you stiff
and smitten by a hail of Cupid’s arrows,
wishing you were one big nose!

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Max Dinckmann
Guest
Posted at Tue Dec 06, 2011 17:05:43  Quote
What is the format? Is it written like a letter or an email, do y'all think?
Guest
Posted at Sat May 02, 2015 22:14:28  Quote
like it
 


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