Apuleius on Sappho

As from Apologia, 9

She wrote of love, and bodily desire.
Yes, she was wanton, and her dialect was strange.
Yet words and notes she could so gracefully arrange
that harshness tuned to sweetness on her lyre.

Apuleius — from Apologia, 9

Referring to the writing of love poetry, Apuleius wrote:

fecere tamen et alii talia, etsi vos ignoratis: apud Graecos Teuis quidam et Lacedaemonius et Cius cum aliis innumeris, etiam mulier Lesbia, lascive illa quidem tantaque gratia ut nobis insolentiam linguae suae dulcedine carminum commendet…