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VIII.
Which first leaping from the neighbouring hill
Intends its purlingt for the dewy grottoes,
And provokes the coloured pebbles with

Its murmuring rill ;u

IX.
Soon it collects its rapid waters, wandering in the
Oaken-groves, and with swelling wave
Seeks its sire, inferior (stream), and challenges

It with threatening tide.

The youth honouring the fount with annual rite,
Sports exultingly:
Around, the maidens relaxx

In laughter.

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Nor does pleasure alone charm their
Virgin) minds ; they venerate the stream,
And grace with flowers the willows that

Grow? around.

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Uncultureda grass clothes the banks,
The goose crosses the pools with his webbedb foot,
The fish vainlye leaping is dragged by the

Tenacious hook.

XIII.

Thence do the shepherds' reeds resound,
The lamb wears on his back a clear fleece,
The cow displays a broad flank amid

The brooms.

• Meditor. Murmur. a Ros.

y Puellaris. 2 Part. pass.

Æsculetum. Honos. Resolvo orn. a Rudis. b Pellitus. c Incassum. d Amo.

XIV.
That shore has-charms for me above all,
May I be-contentd to repose on these banks,
Reclining amid the flowery honours

Of the country !

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Hence may I knit chaplets for my head :
Flowers gathered in anye vale pleasef
Me not, nor bougb chosen (from)

Every stock.

EXERCISE XXXI.
E PSALMO CXXXVII.

We sat near the waves of Babylon,
A weeping, captive band ; and whenever,3
O Sion, the sad4 image4 of thee? cames fresh

[Upon our] hearts, 3

II.

We wept much : pious grief?
Gushed forth intol tears. O fute,
Sweet soother of toils,2 may'st thou farewell

Forðh a long age, 3

III. Ne'er to-speak! nor to-pleasehereafter! While thus We stoods weeping, “Come," the conqueror urges, Treacherously smiling, “ Come, who shall sing

A hymn of Sion?"

• Quivis.

b In.

i Loquax.

f Perf. 5 Subeo, imperf. subj.

Gratus. * Hæreo.

IV.
How, Parent of the World, can-we-tunem a
Strain dedicated to Thee in a hostile city ? and
Can a foreign" land hear a melody.worthy

Of a sacred ear?

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May my tongue ever cleave to my dry mouth,P
Unless duly mindful of Sion it
Chaunt her consecrated praises ever in

Votive hymn!

VII. “ Seize, destroy utterly the walls,” said Idume, mocking our tears ; Hearest Thou this, avenging Father, hearest Thou this? and do

Thy lightnings linger?

VIII.
Thee also, devoted to a like ruin,
Powerful queen of cities, in-thy-turn
Thee triumphed-over, Babylon, Sion's

Fates shall await.

IX. Then will she, applauding (say), “Come, Haila whoever “ Slaughters infants :r “ Hail [whoever] submits to be styled avenger of the

“ Jewish name !"

I Qui.'

m Subj. pres. Barbarus.

r Hor. Od. iv. vi. 18.

Si quă. p Fauces.

Patiens.

9 Macte.

EXERCISE XXXII.

AD Pacem.

I

O Goddess, hostile to wars,
Bounteous Peace, turn your snowy steeds,
And leave the courts of

The Gods.

11.

es

Europe, u too-longo abandonedw a prey to Mars,
Demands you ; to you the Gaul (pours forth)
Vows, to you, in-rivalry, a thousand vows

The suppliant Spaniards pours.

III.
The Britain who-drinks) the Thames
Builds peaceful altars to you spontaneously,
And the Hollander,a who harasses rivers

With ships.

IV.
The Sicambrian, Lord of the Ister, callsb upon you :
And the Allobrogian in his Subalpine
Frosts, and he whom Tagus enriches with

Its enviable sands.

v.
Gentle Peace, by vicissitude of ease
Banish the turbulent din of Gradivus ;
And senda Fear and Care afar to

The restless North.

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Jugalis. u Europē. Nimis.

2 Concors. Bătăvūs.

w Datus.
b Plur. c Vice.

d Transfero.

VI.

Enough already, while the flamee ravaged us,
Have we borne our foes' fell rage:
And the rich plains have been soaked

With overflowing blood.

VII.

Cruel Libitina with many a weapon
Has stripped cities of their citizens:
And laid-low the husbandmen buried in

The desolate country.

VIII.
Not always does the sailor, fearful of death,
Turn-pale-at the storm broodingi over ships :
Nor does the sea strewn-with-wrecks, everk

Roar with surging wave.

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After Jupiter has caused-to-tremble the polest of
The world with thundering hand,
He often clearsm the rainy sky

Driving-away" clouds.

x.
Now when Zephyr thinks to recall
Springtide warmth, Winter being exiled,
Raise your beauteous head, and regard

The earth.

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Let our Prince, O Goddess, feel that
You favour (as) a friend his people,
And let him pass peaceful years in

Triumphal shade.

e Abl. abs.

1 Non unus. k Usque.

& Vacuus. b Infin. 1 Axis. m Sereno.

i Instans.

Abl. abs.

Naufragus.

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