Saturday, May 15, 2021
The Lure of the Forbidden
Tacitus, Annals 13.12.2 (tr. John Jackson):Newer› ‹Older
The illicit is stronger than the licit.The same, tr. J.C. Yardley:
The illicit is always more appealing.Ovid, Metamorphoses 7.20-21 (tr. Frank Justus Miller):
I see the better and approve it,
but I follow the worse.
video meliora proboque,