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Deer-Shooting [Virgin] Huntress: gods [and mortals address her] by this mighty name. Love [that loosener of limbs] never draws near.  .  .  .  . for mortals.  . 50 [45] [46] [47] [48] Sappho: A New Translation of the Complete Works as long as all of you wish On a soft cushion I will lay my body down. Love shook my senses, like wind crashing on mountain oaks. You came, I yearned for you, and you cooled my senses that burned with desire.  . [49B] You seemed to me a small child without charm. [50] [51] [52] A handsome man is good to look at, but a good man will be handsome as well.

My heart flutters in my breast whenever I quickly glance at you – I can say nothing, my tongue is broken. A delicate fire runs under my skin, my eyes see nothing, my ears roar, cold sweat rushes down me, trembling seizes me, I am greener than grass. To myself I seem needing but little to die.  . [32] [The Muses] granted me honor by the gift of their works.  .  . you, either Cyprus, Paphos, or Palermo I yearn and I desire.  . 46 [38] [39] [40] Sappho: A New Translation of the Complete Works You scorch us Iridescent sandals covered her feet, fine Lydian work.

I urge you [to sing] of Gongyla, [Abanthis], and play the lyre, while desire for her once again flutters about you, who are beautiful.  .  .  .  .  .  .  . for mortal women.  .  .  . to celebrate all night long.  .  . because we, too, did these in our youth.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .

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