Martha Marchina

Original Text

Marchina, Martha. Marthae Marchinae virginis Neapolitanae Musa posthuma. 1701, p. 67.


Ad eandem Virginem.

Olim nocte micans Phoebo redeunte recessi,       Et mea pervasit plurimus ora rubor. Postquam Virgo tuis substernor gressibus, ipso       Cynthia1 iam Phoebo clarior ecce mico.

1 Cynthia is a personification of the moon in classical mythology.


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