virque mihi dempto fine carendus abest
Ovid, Heroides, I.50.
Two questions about this line.
Firstly my translation seems to be a bit off. Literally: A man is absent to me who (ought to/is able to lack/is worthy of being without) limits which have been taken away
Isn't the idea that the man lacks limits redundant with the idea that they've been taken away? Is there some poetic significance to the fact that the idea of ...