Dum dubitat Natura marem faceretne puellam,
Factus es, O pulcher, paene puella, puer.
--Ausonius, Epig. 107
While Nature wonders if she made a boy or a girl,
O lovely one, you were made a pretty--almost a girl--boy.
Name: Decimius Magnus Ausonius
Date: 4th century CE
Works: Letters, Mosella
Ausonius was a Roman poet from Aquitania, Gaul [modern France] who lived during the 4th century CE. He is best known for his epic poem Mosella, which describes the Moselle River, and his Epistles, a series of literary poems between himself and the Christian poet Paulinus.
AGE OF CONFLICT
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