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lituis Echo answered : thrice at-a-distance with-clarions,
plectris Thrice with Pindaric lyres, the scattered Muses
Sung Urban. 4
The vast Ocean heard, and
ilicet Up-raised all [his] islands : at-once the kingdoms of
And at length the joyful Muses said: “ Run (ye] ages;
Run (ye] Hours, with (your) white
protinus [Thus] the Muses said : forthwith the golden
longùm Ages smiled long — the ages Laborata
emicuêre Elaborate with gold, and shone-forth vultu
pretium [Their] face being-formed-again into value.
* Two dissyllabic words may close the line.
Currit enim ferox
1 metuens Live, fearful-of pleasant youth, [O] Crispus Lævinius! The moons fly (swiftly] covetous
nimium Of the months; and the æther too
The Tyrian wool;
3 Jure penna vaga
Phænissis plur. Justly the plume, waving with Phoenician crest, May hesitate to stand [unmoved] on (thy] falling
helmet ; Justly the gold, in which (thou) shinest, [as] fearful
palluit To-be-unfixed, is-pale.
4 What the Hour has given to thee with bounteous right
5 adj. of moveo The fickle and doubtful chances of things
pl. Have [ever] held the sway of mortal life; Sedulus
super. (with abl.)
bella Permit [that] storms may bellow [on] the foamy sea,
struit When the gale raises the stormy mountains [of waters),
The kingdoms resound with (thy] Rhætean triumphs; Rumour, flying with [her] gilded car,
feriatis Pours-down on the well-reposing earth
The grateful omens.
The enemy, exposed to just anger, is fallen;
ire Submissive to flow with captive stream, famulatur
assertâ The Danuble serves, [its] water being subdued : corripit
servit The Rhine checks its waves, and serves
With each bank.
The shields from their shoulders.