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Contents, execrable. Date, undeterminable.—Meter, Phalaecean.

amabo: thus alone, and with te, often used in comedy and other colloquial writings with imperatives; the complete form is perhaps sic amabo te, as if in the expression of a conditioned wish; cf. Catul. 17.5n.

[2] mei lepores: plural, like deliciae and amores (Catul. 21.4, etc.); cf. Pl. Cas. 217respice, o mi lepos” .

[3] veniam: the subjunctive with iubere is not common, but occurs occasionally from Terence down.

[3] meridiatum: for the mid-day siesta; cf. Catul. 61.118; Catul. 80.3.

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