There was never any yet that wholly could escape love, and never shall there be any, never so long as beauty shall be, never so long as eyes can see.

Πάντως γὰρ οὐδεὶς ἔρωτα ἔφυγεν ἢ φεύξεται, μέχρι ἂν κάλλος ᾖ καὶ ὀφθαλμοὶ βλέπωσιν.


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Original Citation

Longus. Δάφνις καὶ Χλόη [Daphnis and Chloe]. c. 250, preface.

Current Citation

Longus. Daphnis and Chloe, translated by Ronald McCail. Oxford University Press, 2009, preface.