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Ovid

“For such a career I lacked both endurance and inclination:
the stress of ambition left me cold,
while the Muse, the creative spirit, was forever urging on me
that haven of leisure to which I'd always leaned.
The poets of those days I cultivated and cherished:
for me, bards were so many gods.”


Ovid, The Poems of Exile: Tristia and the Black Sea Letters
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The Poems of Exile: Tristia and the Black Sea Letters The Poems of Exile: Tristia and the Black Sea Letters by Ovid
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