Nam Sibyllam quidem Cumis ego ipse oculis meis vidi in ampulle pendere, et cum illi pueri dicerent: Σίβυλλα τί θέλεις; respondebat illa: άποθανεΐν θέλω -> I have seen with my own eyes the Sibyl hanging in a jar, and when the boys asked her “What do you want?” She answered, “I want to die.”

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Nam Sibyllam quidem Cumis ego ipse oculis meis
vidi in ampulle pendere, et cum illi pueri dicerent:
Σίβυλλα τί θέλεις; respondebat illa: άποθανεΐν θέλω

For with my own eyes I saw the Sibyl hanging
in a jar at Cumae, and when the boys said to her,
"Sibyl, what do you want?: she replied, "I want to die".


Nam Sibyllam quidem Cumis ego ipse oculis meis
vidi in ampulle pendere, et cum illi pueri dicerent:
Σίβυλλα τί θέλεις; respondebat illa: άποθανεΐν θέλω

I have seen with my own eyes the Sibyl
hanging in a jar, and when the boys asked her
“What do you want?”  She answered, “I want to die.”


—Petronius, Satyricon
https://www.translatum.gr/forum/index.php?topic=2866.0
http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Petronius
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