Translation:Catullus 94

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Catullus 94
by Catullus, translated from Latin by Wikisource

Elegiac couplet.

2414104Catullus 94Catullus
Literal English Translation Original Latin Line

Mentula commits adultery. Does a penis commit adultery? Undoubtedly.
This is what they say: a pot itself gathers vegetables.

Mentula moechātur. Moechātur mentula? Certē.
Hoc est quod dīcunt: ipsa olera ōlla legit.