nisi , ne
, or num . vulgo: adverb. solitum: sc. est . vobis: i.e., Camenis . ferendum:
"to be borne, tolerated"; sc. esse mihi
. nihil: adverbial
accusative, "not at all." quippe:
explanatory particle, "for, since." eo: antecedent is quem
profanum . hunc vero . . .
innutritum: ellipsis of main verb effectively expresses
indignation. Eleaticis et Academicis
studiis : the teachings of Parmenides of Elea (d. shortly after 450 B.C.), Plato (founder of the Academy at
Athens; d. 347 B.C.) and their disciples.
Sirenes: in mythology, birds
with the faces of beautiful girls singing sweetly to lure mariners to
shore and death. usque in exitium dulces:
"pleasant to the point of destruction." meisque . . . Musis: dative of agent with
curandum and sanandum .
His . . . increpitus: "rebuked
by these [words]." humi: