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And lo! she pelts the watch-dog - with a bound
Preluding then, Damætas began.
“ I saw her pelt my flock, by mighty Pan!
At hearing which with envy, by Apollo !
This lesson fine
his friend a kiss.
THALYS I A.
Simichidas and two others are travelling to a harvest-home; on
their way they fall in with Lycidas, who sings for them at the request of Simichidas. The latter also favours his companions with a song. Lycidas gives a crook to Simichidas, and then pursues his journey, while the others turn off to the harvest
the scene and the entertainment are described.