2 comments on “Limerick #165

  1. Roman legend meets the limerick! Another good one David. (I have a small Romulus and Remus statue, a gift from friends who went to Rome before I did.)
    Best wishes as always, Pete.


    • You have to be somewhat familiar with the Roman legend to understand the limerick, so while you “got it,” some other readers may not. The Romulus and Remus statue (“Capitoline Wolf”) is quite famous, and I think it would be great to have a replica of it on display in one’s home. Jerome did a pretty good job on this limerick (though there are variations on the way in which Remus died), but, of course, Remus could not have foreseen the future of Rome, and so the quote is an invention of his.


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