|C.D. Warner, et al., comp. The Library of the Worlds Best Literature.|
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.
By Joannes Barbucallus (Sixth Century A.D.)
|The Greek Anthology|
Translation of John William Mackail
|GAZING upon my husband as my last thread was spun, I praised the gods of death, and I praised the gods of marriage,those, that I left my husband alive, and these, that he was even such an one; but may he remain, a father for our children.|| 1|