M. Valerius Martialis
Iam clamor centumque viri densumque corona
vulgus et infanti Iulia tecta placent.
Already the hubbub and the Hundred Men and the dense encircling crowd and the Julian Hall please the infant.
Reprinted by permission of the publishers and the Trustees of the Loeb Classical Library from M. Valerius Martialis: Volume II. Books 6-10, Loeb Classical Library Vol. 95, 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.