Catullus 101

Elegiac Couplet
Multās per gentēs et multa per aequora vectus
adveniō hās miserās, frāter, ad inferiās,

ut tē postrēmō dōnārem mūnere mortis
et mūtam nēquīquam alloquerer cinerem.

quandoquidem fortūna mihi tētē abstulit ipsum.
heu miser indignē frāter adempte mihi,

nunc tamen intereā haec, priscō quae mōre parentum
trādita sunt tristī mūnere ad inferiās,

accipe frāternō multum mānantia flētū,
atque in perpetuum, frāter, avē atque valē.



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