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    And nobility will not be able to help you with your love; Love does not know how to cede to ancestral images.
    Propertius Sextus (c. 50–16 B.C.)

    Tell me who is able to keep his bed chaste, or which goddess is able to live with one god alone?
    —Propertius Sextus (c. 50–16 B.C.)