Just as in 4, here Sulpicia complains about Cerinthus's behavior, though she is not as angry here as in the prior poem. introduction), the principal caesura is in the second or fourth metron. calor: Fever. evincere morbos: This is a strikingly prosy phrase, not found elsewhere in elegy. More usual would be some form of “curare” or “sanare”, as for example in
or in Tibullus 2.3.13 “Nec potuit curas sanare salubribus herbis”
 This couplet repeats the idea from the preceding one, using some of the same words.