Aufilena, good professional girls are always praised: they receive their pay for
what they intend to do. Because you promised me—which was a
lie—you are unprofessional; because you do not give and often bring
[home the pay], you do wrong. Either to do it is honest, or
not to have promised was chaste, Aufilena: but to steal what was given by
deceiving, proves you worse than the greedy whore who prostitutes herself with
her whole body.
Catullus. The Carmina of Gaius Valerius Catullus. Leonard C. Smithers. London. Smithers. 1894.
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