Symphosius Riddle 59: Pila


Date: Fri 09 Sep 2022
Original text:

Non sum compta comis et non sum calva capillis,
Intus enim crines mihi sunt quos non videt ullus.
Meque manus mittunt manibusque remittor in auras.


I am not adorned with hair and I am not bald of hair,
For I have hair inside, which none see.
Hands send me and I am returned by hands through the air.

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This edition is based on Raymond T. Ohl, ed. The Enigmas of Symphosius. PhD dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, 1928.

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