Worthy he to serve a nobler sire, and happier far he had ne'er been born Mezentius' son.
Vrg Book VII Chapter 27: The army of Turnus: Mezentius

O son, he cried, was life to me so sweet, that I to save myself surrendered o'er my own begotten to a foeman's steel?
Vrg Book X Chapter 34: Lament of Mezentius
By Mezentius