|Text source||A. McCollum 2015, The Rejoicing Sailor and the Rotting Hand: Two Formulas in Syriac and Arabic Colophons, Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies, 18, 67-93: 74|
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As the harbor to those who sail, and the homeland to wanderers,
And the end of the road to those who travel,
So to each one who writes books
The end of writing is naturally gratifying.
|Number of verses||4|
 ὥσπερ λιμὴν πλέ||ουσι καὶ πατρὶς ξέ|νοις
FLORENCE - Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana (BML) - Plut. 9, Cod. 3 [10th c.] (f. 354v)
|Related type(s)|| Ὥσπερ τοῖς πλέουσιν ἡδὺς ὁ λιμήν (2 verses)|
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|Identification||Vassis ICB 2005, 904: "Librarii subscr. (Laur. 9.3)"|