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P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses (ed. Brookes More), Book 13, line 750 (search)
under slights, if you avoided all men: why reject the Cyclops for the love that Acis gives? And why prefer his smiles to my embraces, but let him please himself, andbrush and forests, that he knows so well: when that fierce monster saw me and my Acis— we neither knew nor guessed our fate—he roared: ‘I see you and you never will a noise; and I amazed with horror, plunged into the adjoining sea. “My loved one, Acis turned his back and fled and cried out, ‘Help me Galatea, help! 0, let your pareburied him entirely. “Then I did the only thing the Fates permitted me: I let my Acis take ancestral power of river deities. The purple blood flowed from beneath the s waist, his new horns circled with entwining reeds, and the youth certainly was Acis, though he was of larger stature and his face and features all were azure. Acis was of larger stature and his face and features all were azure. Acis changed into a stream which ever since that time has flowed there and retained its fo
P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses (ed. Arthur Golding), Book 13, line 750 (search)
Of Fawne and nymph Simethis borne was Acis, whoo became A joy to bothe his parents, but to mee the greater jl were able for to tell you whither that the love Of Acis, or the Cyclops hate did more my stomacke move. Thermee. But why Rejecting Cyclops doost thou love dwarf Acis? Why say I Preferst thou Acis unto mee? Well, let hiAcis unto mee? Well, let him liked bee Both of himself, and also (which I would be lothe) of thee. And if I catch him he shall feele thatno where rest as then. Anon the feend espyed mee and Acis where wee lay, Before wee wist or feare Rocke, threw after him: of which a little peece Did Acis overtake. And yit as little as it was, It overwhelmed Acis whole. I wretched wyght (alas) Did that which destnyes would permit. Foorthwith I brought to passe That Acis should receyve the force his father had before. His scarlet blood did issue from the lump, and moran he erst had beene, and altogither gray) Was Acis still. And being turnd to water, at this day In shap