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One of the earliest poems of the Juventius cycle; cf. introductory note to Catul. 15.1ff., and with the theme the address to Lesbia, Catul. 7.1ff.—Meter, Phalaecean.

mellitos: the same epithet is applied to Juventius in Catul. 99.1.

oculos: cf. Catul. 9.9n.

[2] usque: continually; cf. Catul. 45.14.

[3] milia trecenta: of indefinite multitude; cf. Catul. 9.2n.

[5] non si: following a negation, as in Catul. 69.3; Catul. 70.2; Catul. 88.8.

[5] aridis aristis: cf. Aug. Civ. Dei 4.8quamdiu seges ab initiis herbidis usque ad aridas aristas perveniret.

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