De Lingua Latina
M. Terentius Varro
Lympha Iuturna quae iuvaret: itaque multi aegroti propter id nomen hinc aquam petere solent.
Juturna was a nymph whose function was iuvare ' to give help' ; therefore many sick persons, on account of this name, are wont to seek water from her spring.
Reprinted by permission of the publishers and the Trustees of the Loeb Classical Library from M. Terentius Varro: On the Latin Language (Volume I. Books 5-7), Loeb Classical Library Vol. 333, translated by Roland G. Kent, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, © 1934, by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. The Loeb Classical Library ® is a registered trademark of the President and Fellows of Harvard College.