Reading at Random in Classical Literature
pectoribus mores tot sunt, quot in orbe figurae.
There are as many characters in people’s hearts as there are shapes in the world.
Or is it (following Bentley’s emendation in ore of the manuscripts’ in orbe), ‘as there are shapes in their faces?’
Written by aleatorclassicus
September 18, 2012 at 12:00 PM
Posted in Ovid