Danunt

[ILIONA]

Di me etsi perdunt, tamen esse adiutam expetunt
quom prius quam intereo spatium ulciscendi danunt.

(Pacuvius, fr. 218-9 W)

Though Gods destroy me, yet they wish that I
Receive their help, since they before I perish
Do grant me time for vengeance.
(tr. Eric Herbert Warmington)

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