Catullus

Gaius Valerius Catullus (84?--54? BC) was a Roman lyric poet and a bit of tomcat. By modern standards not at all politically correct.

Carmen 111

Aufillena, to live satisfied with one man is the glory
of all greatest glories for wives: but it is better
for any woman to submit herself to anyone rather than
for a mother to conceive cousins from her uncle.

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