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Οὐδ᾽ ἴαν δοκίμοιμι προσίδοισαν φάοσ ἀλίω
ἔσσεσθαι σοφίαν πάρθενον ἐισ οὐδένα πω χρόνον τοιαύταν. [transcription]

I think that no maiden shall ever see the sunlight, who shall have thy wisdom.

No maiden, I think, more wise than thou
Shall ever see the sun.

Quoted by Chrysippus, and may be part of the preceding poem.

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