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capilli Now art-thou-able : [thy] hoary locks on (thy] snowy

Forehead straggle.

EXERCISE XIV.

ALCAIC.

Thames.

fuento vix With a gentle stream, with-difficulty at the sacred

source Poured-forth, [it] seeks the waves of Ocean, Through rocks, through woods, and cities,

Laden with the riches of the world.

EXERCISE XV.

ALCAIC.

Storm.

With dire tumult is shaken the black
Heaven: gleam the lurid bolts

vos favete lingua Out-of the cloud : be-silent !

God himself teaches (us) with [his] mighty voice.

EXERCISE XVI.

ALCAIC.

Calm.

dissipantur

flamine Now the clouds are-dispersed; with a gentle breeze

abl. abs. Now the south-west-wind whispers; and, day Being restored, now Phæbus shines-forth

More splendid, darkness being dispersed.

EXERCISE XVII.

ALCAIC.

Morning.
Invecta
Borne-in a purple car, Aurora

2

1

Scatters roses in-the-heaven; and on every side

recedentes
The stars, withdrawing into shades,
Diffugiunt abl. abs.
Disperse, the goddess coming.

EXERCISE XVIII.

SAPPHIC.

God referet

camena Who shall sing-the-praises-of God [in] a worthy strain? Of whose empire* profound space Limits the bounds: and [whose] power extends

Here and every where.

patet

EXERCISE XIX.

SAPPHIC.
Friend.

sedes
We will go where a better position of places

2

* See p. 8, rule 3.

capilli Now art-thou-able : [thy] hoary locks on (thy] snowy

Forehead straggle.

EXERCISE XIV.

ALCAIC.

Thames.

fluento vix With a gentle stream, with-difficulty at the sacred

source

Poured-forth, [it] seeks the waves of Ocean,
Through rocks, through woods, and cities,

Laden with the riches of the world.

EXERCISE XV.

ALCAIC.

Storm.

With dire tumult is shaken the black
Heaven : gleam the lurid bolts

vos favete linguâ Out-of the cloud : be-silent !

God himself teaches (us] with [his] mighty voice.

EXERCISE XVI.

ALCAIC.

Calm.

dissipantur

flamine Now the clouds are-dispersed; with a gentle breeze

2

abl. abs. Now the south-west-wind whispers; and, day Being restored, now Phoebus shines-forth

More splendid, darkness being dispersed.

EXERCISE XVII.

ALCAIC.

Morning.
Invecta
Borne-in a purple car, Aurora

2

1

Scatters roses in-the-heaven; and on every side

recedentes
The stars, withdrawing into shades,
Diffugiunt abl. abs.
Disperse, the goddess coming.

EXERCISE XVIII.

SAPPHIC.

God. referet

camenâ Who shall sing-the-praises-of God [in] a worthy strain? Of whose empire* profound space patet Limits the bounds: and (whose) power extends

Here and every where.

EXERCISE XIX.

SAPPHIC.
Friend.

sedes
We will go where a better position of places

2

See p. 8, rule 3.

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Wisdom.
Expers
Free-from error, and ignorant of fraud,

Despectans
Looking-down-upon the vulgar, and the petulant threats

3

of envy:

jacentes And lands lying-low,

[She] seeks lofty-[places] with rapid flight.

EXERCISE XXI.

ALCAIC.

Death. genus

mentis O offspring of Iapetus, void of understanding,

consilio
By no purpose is the day to-be-changed,
Which the fates have given the last

Repôstis
To-those-laid in the darkness of the tomb.

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