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De Puero Et Praecone. Catul.
by Richard Lovelace

DE PUERO ET PRAECONE. CATUL.

Cum puero bello praeconem qui videt esse,
Quid credat, nisi se vendere discupere?


CATUL.

With a fair boy a cryer we behold,
What should we think, but he would not be sold?