BLACK CAT POEMS
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Epitaph of Cleita, Nurse of Medeius
(3rd century B.C.)
translated by C. S. Calverley
The babe Medeius to his Thracian nurse
--reared in the midhighway.
Her modest virtues oft shall men rehearse;
Who doubts it? Is not 'Cleita's worth' a proverb to this day?
poems by Theocritus