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[219] O sablem. Heinsius rejects this distich as not the production of Ovid, and is not able to conceive what it can mean. Crispinus, however, is of a different opinion, and thinks that the Epistle would be imperfect without it. The sense, he says, is very evident; and he paraphrases it thus: Si valis (inquit) longe a me fugere, moneat saltem epistola, ut huic malo remedium in aquis Leucadiae quaeram.

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