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laudatae, ‘the complimented maid’ (King).

qualia . . . anus. The warmth of his kisses might have betrayed him. Cf. II. 430, oscula iungit nec moderata satis nec sic a virgine danda, IX. 539, quae, si forte notasti, oscula sentiri non esse sororia possent.

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    • Ovid, Metamorphoses, 2.430
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