Ad latus Christi
Original TextMarchina, Martha. Marthae Marchinae virginis Neapolitanae Musa posthuma. 1701, p. 60.
Lancea perfossum.1 Distich.
Cor,2 dilecte, mihi referas, mihi pectora pandis? Ingrediar tandem; tunc mihi claude sinus.
1 Following John 19:34, After Jesus had died, the soldiers conducting the crucifixion pierced his side with a lance and water and blood flowed forth. 2 Cor here is taken as vocative, although it could be the direct object of referas.