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P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses (ed. Arthur Golding), Book 6, line 382 (search)
The Countrie Faunes, the Gods of Woods, the Satyrs of his kin, The Mount Olympus whose renowne did ere that time begin, And all the Nymphes, and all that in those mountaines kept their sheepe, Or grazed cattell thereabouts, did for this Satyr weepe. The fruitfull earth waxt moyst therewith, and moysted did receyve Their teares, and in hir bowels deepe did of the same conceyve. And when that she had turned them to water, by and by She sent them forth againe aloft to see the open Skie. The River that doth rise thereof beginning there his race, In verie deepe and shoring bankes to Seaward runnes apace Through Phrygie, and according as the Satyr, so the streame Is called Marsias, of the brookes the clearest in that Realme. With such examples as these same the common folke returnde To present things, and every man through all the Citie moornde For that Amphion was destroyde with all his issue so. But all the fault and blame was laide upon the mother tho. For hir alonly Pelops mourn
P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses (ed. Arthur Golding), Book 8, line 612 (search)
With that The River ceast and all men there did woonder much thereat. Pirithous being over hault of mynde and such a one As did despyse bothe God and man, did laugh them everychone To scorne for giving credit, and sayd thus: The woords thou spaakst Are feyned fancies, Acheloy: and overstrong thou maakst The Gods: to say that they can give and take way shapes. This scoffe Did make the heerers all amazde, for none did like thereof. And Lelex of them all the man most rype in yeeres and wit, Sayd thus: Unmeasurable is the powre of heaven, and it Can have none end. And looke what God dooth mynd to bring about, Must take effect. And in this case to put yee out of dout, Upon the hilles of Phrygie neere a Teyle there stands a tree Of Oke enclosed with a wall. Myself the place did see. For Pithey untoo Pelops feelds did send mee where his father Did sumtyme reigne. Not farre fro thence there is a poole which rather Had bene dry ground inhabited. But now it is a meare And Moorecocks