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[189] Potius coepto pugnemus amori. What a strong picture of inconstancy! “Varium et mutabile semper foemina.

Helen, by this sudden change, not only counterfeits modesty and reluctance, but at the same time inflames her lover, and raises his ardor to a greater height.

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