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Janus Pannonius: De Silvia

Portre of Janus Pannonius

De Silvia (Latin)

Ex te concipio, meretrix mihi, Silvia, dicis,

   Silvia, non magis hoc dicere, crede, potes;

Quam si per spinas incedens, Silvia, densas,

   Dixeris: ista meum, laesit iniqua, pedem.

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