Hēdistai

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Δύ’ ἡμέραι γυναικός εἰσιν ἥδισται,
ὅταν γαμῇ τις κἀκφέρῃ τεθνηκυῖαν.
(Hipponax, fr. 68)

Two days in a woman’s life are sweetest, whenever she is married and whenever she is carried out dead. (tr. Douglas E. Gerber)

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