M. Valerius Martialis
Et sacro decies repetis Palatia clivo...
Ten times a day you visit the Palace on the sacred slope...
Reprinted by permission of the publishers and the Trustees of the Loeb Classical Library from M. Valerius Martialis: Volume I. Spectacles, Books 1-5, Loeb Classical Library Vol. 94, translated by D.R. Shackleton Bailey, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, © 1993, by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. The Loeb Classical Library ® is a registered trademark of the President and Fellows of Harvard College.