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Ἀσπίδι μὲν Σαίων τις ἀγάλλεται (Fr. 5 di West)

Archiloco / Ἀρχίλοχος
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Some Saian takes pleasure in my shield, which beside a bush,One of the tribesmen in Thrace now delights in the shield I discarded
the fine armour, threw I against my will.Unwillingly near a bush, for it was perfectly good,
But I saved myself. What is to me that shield?But at least I got myself safely out. Why should I care for that shield?
Let it go. Soon I'll get no worse.Let it go. Some other time I'll find another no worse.


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