The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus, by Catullus

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Mentula conatur Pipleum scandere montem:

Musae furcillis praecipitem eiciunt.

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On Mamurra.

Mentula fain would ascend Pipléan mountain up-mounting:

Pitch him the Muses down headlong wi’ forklets a-hurled.

Mentula presumes the Pimplean mount to scale: the Muses with their pitchforks chuck him headlong down.

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