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Ἕροσ δαὖτέ μ᾽ ὀ λυσιμέλεσ δόνει,
γλυκύπικρον ἀμάχανον ὄρπετον. [transcription]

Now Love, the ineluctable, dominates and shakes my being, and fills me with bitter-sweetness.


Now Love, the ineluctable, with bitter sweetness
Fills me, overwhelms me, and shakes my being.

Quoted by Hephaestion.

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