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Guy Lee (ed.), Oxford World's Classics: Catullus: The Complete Poems
- 1Gellius is slender. Of course. His mother's so kind and so fit
- 2 And his sister so attractive
- 3And his uncle so kind and the whole place so full of female cousins.
- 4 Why should he stop being thin?
- 5Even if he touches nothing but what it's forbidden to touch,
- 6 You'll find there's plenty cause to keep him thin.