Roman Poet Quotes
Niobe would have been called most blessed of mothers,
had she not seemed so herself.
I Sing Of Arms And Of A Man:
Had Made Him Fugitive:
he was the first
to journey from the coasts of Troy as far
as Italy and the Lavinian shores
Across the lands and waters he was battered
beneath the violence of the high ones for
the savage Juno's unforgetting anger.
His all, as not for self
Brought into being, but for all the world:
Such was his creed.
Near to Bootes the bright Crown is view'd And shines with stars of different magnitude: Or placed in front above the rest displays A vigorous light, and dwarfs surprising rays. This shone, since Theseus first his faith betray'd, The monument of the forsaken maid.
Vast as the starry Serpent, that on high Tracks the clear ether, and divides the sky, And southward winding from the Northern Wain, Shoots to remoter spheres its glittering train.
Quote of the day
In the end we are all sacked and it's always awful. It is as inevitable as death following life. If you are elevated there comes a day when you are demoted. Even Prime Ministers.
Predictions that didn't happen
If it's on the Internet it must be true
Remarkable Last Words (or Near-Last Words)
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