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Ausonius Epig Ausonius Epig

Ausonius Epig
Ausonius EpigEmptis quod libris tibi bibliotheca referta est, Doctum et grammaticum te, philomuse, putas.Quinetiam cytharas, chordas et barbita conde: Mercator hodie, cras citharoedus, eris. IN ENGLISH.Because with bought books, sir, your study's fraught,A learned grammarian you would fain be thought;Nay then, buy lutes and strings; so you may playThe merchant now, the fidler, the next day.(The end)Richard Lovelace's poem: Ausonius Epig... Poems - Post by : dukesta3 - Date : October 2011 - Author : Richard Lovelace - Read : 1861

Ausonius Lib. I. Epig. Ausonius Lib. I. Epig.

Ausonius Lib. I. Epig.
Thesauro invento qui limina mortis inibat, Liquit ovans laqueum, quo periturus erat;At qui, quod terrae abdiderat, non repperit aurum, Quem laqueum invenit nexuit, et periit. ENGLISHED.A treasure found one, entring at death's gate,Triumphing leaves that cord, was meant his fate;But he the gold missing, which he did hide,The halter which he found he knit: so dy'd.(The end)Richard Lovelace's poem: Ausonius Lib. I. Epig.... Poems - Post by : etools4biz - Date : October 2011 - Author : Richard Lovelace - Read : 3219

Ausonius Lib. Epig. Ausonius Lib. Epig.

Ausonius Lib. Epig.
AUSONIUS LIB. EPIG.Polla, potenta, tribon, baculus, scyphus: arcta supellex Haec fuerant Cinici, sed putat hanc nimiam:Namque cavis manibus cernens potare bubulcum, Cur, scyphe, te, dixit, gusto supervacuum? ENGLISHED.The Cynicks narrow houshould stuffe of crutch,A stool and dish, was lumber thought too much:For whilst a hind drinks out on's palms o' th' strandHe flings his dish: cries: I've one in my hand!(The end)Richard Lovelace's poem: Ausonius Lib. Epig.... Poems - Post by : fishbr809 - Date : October 2011 - Author : Richard Lovelace - Read : 759

Ausonius Ausonius

Ausonius
AUSONIUS.Vane, quid affectas faciem mihi ponere, pictor, Ignotamque oculis solicitare manu?Aeris et venti sum filia, mater inanis Indicii, vocemque sine mente gero.Auribus in vestris habito penetrabilis echo; Si mihi vis similem pingere, pinge sonos. IN ENGLISH.Vain painter, why dost strive my face to drawWith busy hands? a goddesse eyes nere saw.Daughter of air and wind, I do rejoyceIn empty shouts; (without a mind) a voice.Within your ears shrill echo I rebound,And, if you'l paint me like, then paint a sound. --------... Poems - Post by : pmcgrath - Date : October 2011 - Author : Richard Lovelace - Read : 3111

La Chabot La Chabot

La Chabot
A LA CHABOT.Object adorable et charmant!Mes souspirs et mes pleurs tesmoignent mon torment;Mais mon respect m'empeche de parler.Ah! que peine dissimuler!Et que je souffre de martyre,D'aimer et de n'oser le dire!TO THE SAME AYRE IN ENGLISH, THUS,Object adorable of charms!My sighs and tears may testifie my harms;But my respect forbids me to reveal.Ah, what a pain 'tis to conceal!And how I suffer worse then hell,To love, and not to dare to tell! Note: Original has MES RESPECTS.(The end)Richard Lovelace's poem: Chabot... Poems - Post by : klumbus - Date : October 2011 - Author : Richard Lovelace - Read : 1691

Ausonius Lib. Epig (the Cynicks Narrow Houshould Stuffe Of Crutch) Ausonius Lib. Epig (the Cynicks Narrow Houshould Stuffe Of Crutch)

Ausonius Lib. Epig (the Cynicks Narrow Houshould Stuffe Of Crutch)
AUSONIUS LIB. EPIG.Polla, potenta, tribon, baculus, scyphus: arcta supellex Haec fuerant Cinici, sed putat hanc nimiam:Namque cavis manibus cernens potare bubulcum, Cur, scyphe, te, dixit, gusto supervacuum? ENGLISHED.The Cynicks narrow houshould stuffe of crutch,A stool and dish, was lumber thought too much:For whilst a hind drinks out on's palms o' th' strandHe flings his dish: cries: I've one in my hand!(The end)Richard Lovelace's poem: Ausonius Lib. Epig (The Cynicks narrow houshould stuffe of crutch)... Poems - Post by : poppymay - Date : October 2011 - Author : Richard Lovelace - Read : 2807

If James, The King Of Wit (lineally Translated Out Of The French) If James, The King Of Wit (lineally Translated Out Of The French)

If James, The King Of Wit (lineally Translated Out Of The French)
THEOPHILE BEING DENY'D HIS ADDRESSES TO KING JAMES, TURNED THE AFFRONT TO HIS OWN GLORY IN THIS EPIGRAM. Si Jaques, le Roy du scavior, Ne trouue bon de me voir, Voila la cause infallible! Car, ravy de mon escrit, Il creut, que j'estois tout esprit Et par consequent invisible. LINEALLY TRANSLATED OUT OF THE FRENCH. If James, the king of wit, To see me... Poems - Post by : johnedgley - Date : October 2011 - Author : Richard Lovelace - Read : 2137

The Ass Eating The Aeneids The Ass Eating The Aeneids

The Ass Eating The Aeneids
DE ASINO QUI DENTIBUS AENEIDEM CONSUMPSIT.Carminis iliaci libros consumpsit asellus; Hoc fatum Troiae est: aut equus, aut asinus. THE ASS EATING THE AENEIDS.A wretched ass the Aeneids did destroy:A horse or ass is still the fate of Troy.(The end)Richard Lovelace's poem: Ass Eating The Aeneids... Poems - Post by : jhnsnchryl - Date : October 2011 - Author : Richard Lovelace - Read : 3254

Ausonius Lib. Epig (on The Sicilian Strand A Hare Well Wrought) Ausonius Lib. Epig (on The Sicilian Strand A Hare Well Wrought)

Ausonius Lib. Epig (on The Sicilian Strand A Hare Well Wrought)
AUSONIUS LIB. EPIG.Trinarii quodam currentem in littoris ora Ante canes leporem caeruleus rapuit;At lepus: in me omnis terrae pelagique rapina est, Forsitan et coeli, si canis astra tenet. ENGLISHED.On the Sicilian strand a hare well wroughtBefore the hounds was by a dog-fish caught;Quoth she: all rape of sea and earth's on me,Perhaps of heav'n, if there a dog-star be.Note: Qu. a contraction of AIT.(The end)Richard Lovelace's poem: Ausonius Lib. Epig... Poems - Post by : 64356 - Date : October 2011 - Author : Richard Lovelace - Read : 3143

Of A Drunkard Of A Drunkard

Of A Drunkard
FLORIDI. DE EBRIOSO.Phoebus me in somnis vetuit potare Lyaeum, Pareo praeceptis: tunc bibo cum vigilo.OF A DRUNKARD Phoebus asleep forbad me wine to take:I yield; and now am only drunk awake.(The end)Richard Lovelace's poem: Of A Drunkard... Poems - Post by : 101homebiz - Date : October 2011 - Author : Richard Lovelace - Read : 1461

Quinti Catuli Quinti Catuli

Quinti Catuli
QUINTI CATULI.Constiteram exorientem Auroram forte salutans, Cum subito a laeva Roscius exoritur.Pace mihi liceat, coelestes, dicere vestra. Mortalis visu pulchrior esse deo.Blanditur puero satyrus vultuque manuque; Nolenti similis retrahit ora puer:Quem non commoveat, quamvis de marmore? fundit Pene preces satyrus, pene puer lachrymas. ENGLISHED.As once I bad good morning to the day,O' th' sudden Roscius breaks in a bright ray:Gods with your favour, I've presum'd to seeA mortal fairer then a deitie.With looks and hands a satyre courts the boy,Who... Poems - Post by : chevydave - Date : October 2011 - Author : Richard Lovelace - Read : 1277

Senecae Ex Cleanthe Senecae Ex Cleanthe

Senecae Ex Cleanthe
SENECAE EX CLEANTHE.Duc me, Parens celsique Dominator poli,Quocunque placuit, nulla parendi mora est;Adsum impiger; fac nolle, comitabor gemens,Malusque patiar facere, quod licuit bono.Ducunt volentem Fata, nolentem trahunt. ENGLISHED.Parent and Prince of Heav'n, O lead, I pray,Where ere you please, I follow and obey.Active I go, sighing, if you gainsay,And suffer bad what to the good was law.Fates lead the willing, but unwilling draw.(The end)Richard Lovelace's poem: Senecae Ex Cleanthe... Poems - Post by : hunneramper - Date : October 2011 - Author : Richard Lovelace - Read : 1033

Portii Licinii Portii Licinii

Portii Licinii
PORTII LICINII.Si Phoebi soror es, mando tibi, Delia, causam, Scilicet, ut fratri quae peto verba feras:Marmore Sicanio struxi tibi, Delphice, templum, Et levibus calamis candida verba dedi.Nunc, si nos audis, atque es divinus Apollo, Dic mihi, qui nummos non habet unde petat. ENGLISHED.If you are Phoebus sister, Delia, pray,This my request unto the Sun convay:O Delphick god, I built thy marble fane,And sung thy praises with a gentle cane,Now, if thou art divine Apollo, tell,Where he, whose purse is empty, may go... Poems - Post by : Myleena_Phan - Date : October 2011 - Author : Richard Lovelace - Read : 2986

Catul Catul

Catul
DE PUERO ET PRAECONE. CATUL.Cum puero bello praeconem qui videt esse, Quid credat, nisi se vendere discupere? CATUL.With a fair boy a cryer we behold,What should we think, but he would not be sold?Note: Lovelace has made nonsense of this passage. We ought to read rather, "but that he would be sold!"(The end)Richard Lovelace's poem: Catul... Poems - Post by : saaron - Date : October 2011 - Author : Richard Lovelace - Read : 3066

To Marcus T. Cicero To Marcus T. Cicero

To Marcus T. Cicero
AD M. T. CICERONEM. CATUL EP. 50.Disertissime Romuli nepotum,Quot sunt, quotque fuere, Marce Tulli,Quotque post alios erunt in annos,Gratias tibi maximas CatullusAgit, pessimus omnium poeta:Tanto pessimus omnium poeta,Quanto tu optimus omnium patronus. TO MARCUS T. CICERO. IN AN ENGLISH PENTASTICK.Tully to thee, Rome's eloquent sole heir,The best of all that are, shall be, and were,I the worst poet send my best thanks and pray'r:Ev'n... Poems - Post by : barkindo - Date : October 2011 - Author : Richard Lovelace - Read : 1623

To Juvencius To Juvencius

To Juvencius
AD JUVENCIUM. CAT. EP. 49.Mellitos oculos tuos, Juvenci,Si quis me sinat usque basiare,Usque ad millia basiem trecenta;Nec unquam videat satur futurus:Non si densior aridis aristis,Sit nostrae seges osculationis. TO JUVENCIUS.Juvencius, thy fair sweet eyesIf to my fill that I may kisse,Three hundred thousand times I'de kisse,Nor future age should cloy this blisse;No, not if thicker than ripe earsThe harvest of our kisses bears.(The end)Richard Lovelace's poem: To Juvencius... Poems - Post by : Pontificator - Date : October 2011 - Author : Richard Lovelace - Read : 828

Pentadii Pentadii

Pentadii
PENTADII.Non est, fulleris, haec beata non estQuod vos creditis esse, vita non est:Fulgentes manibus videre gemmasEt testudineo jacere lecto,Aut pluma latus abdidisse molli,Aut auro bibere, aut cubare cocco;Regales dapibus gravare mensas,Et quicquid Lybico secatur arvo;Non una positum tenere cella:Sed nullos trepidum timere casus,Nec vano populi favore tangi,Et stricto nihil aestuare ferro:Hoc quisquis poterit, licebit illiFortunam moveat loco superbus. ENGLISHED.It is not, y' are deceav'd, it is not blisseWhat you conceave a happy living is:To have your hands with rubies bright to glow,Then on your... Poems - Post by : cmyhero - Date : October 2011 - Author : Richard Lovelace - Read : 3410

Of Cato Of Cato

Of Cato
DE CATONE.Invictus victis in partibus omnia Caesar Vincere qui potuit, te, Cato, non potuit. OF CATO.The world orecome, victorious Caesar, heThat conquer'd all, great Cato, could not thee.-------- ITEM.Ictu non potuit primo Cato solvere vitam; Defecit tanto vulnere victa manus:Altius inseruit digitos, qua spiritus ingens Exiret, magnum dextera fecit iter.Opposuit fortuna moram, involvitque, Catonis Scires ut ferro plus valuisse manum.... Poems - Post by : The_Anik - Date : October 2011 - Author : Richard Lovelace - Read : 863

De Scaevola De Scaevola

De Scaevola
DE SCAEVOLA.Lictorem pro rege necans nunc mutius ultro Sacrifico propriam concremat igne manum:Miratur Porsenna virum, paenamque relaxans Maxima cum obscessis faedera a victor init,Plus flammis patriae confert quam fortibus armis, Una domans bellum funere dextra sua. ENGLISHED.The hand, by which no king but serjeant dies,Mutius in fire doth freely sacrifice;The prince admires the Hero, quits his pains,And Victor from the seige peace entertains;Rome's more oblig'd to flames than arms or pow'r,When one burnt hand shall the whole war devour.Notes: A... Poems - Post by : Jim_Jenkins - Date : October 2011 - Author : Richard Lovelace - Read : 894

Sanazar's Hexastick Sanazar's Hexastick

Sanazar's Hexastick
SANAZARI HEXASTICON.Viderat Adriacis quondam Neptunus in undis Stare urbem et toto ponere Jura mari:Nunc mihi Tarpeias quantumvis, Jupiter, Arces Objice et illa mihi moenia Martis, ait,Seu pelago Tibrim praefers, urbem aspice utramque, Illam homines dices, hanc posuisse deos. SANAZAR'S HEXASTICK.In Adriatick waves when Neptune saw,The city stand, and give the seas a law:Now i' th' Tarpeian tow'rs Jove rival me,And Mars his walls impregnable, said he;Let seas to Tyber yield; view both their ods!You'l grant that built by men, but this by gods.Notes: Rome.... Poems - Post by : Smokestack67 - Date : October 2011 - Author : Richard Lovelace - Read : 677