et cupit iratum talos me poscere eburnos,
quaeque nitent Sacra vilia dona Via.
She angers me by bidding me demand ivory dice for her, and such worthless gifts as glitter in the Sacred Way.
Reprinted by permission of the publishers and the Trustees of the Loeb Classical Library from Sex. Propertius: Elegies, Loeb Classical Library Vol. 18, translated by G.P. Goold, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, © 1988, by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. The Loeb Classical Library ® is a registered trademark of the President and Fellows of Harvard College.