„May I look on thee when my last hour comes; may I hold thy hand, as I sink, in my dying clasp.“
Te spectem, suprema mihi cum venerit hora,<br/>Et teneam moriens deficiente manu.
— Tibullus poet and writer (0054-0019) -50 - -19 v.Chr
Te spectem, suprema mihi cum venerit hora,
Et teneam moriens deficiente manu.
Bk. 1, no. 1, line 59.
Variant translation: May I be looking at you when my last hour has come, and dying may I hold you with my weakening hand.