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P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses (ed. Arthur Golding), Book 11, line 85 (search)
h thee, and vouchsauf to rid mee quyght From this same harme that seemes so good and glorious unto syght. The gentle Bacchus streight uppon confession of his cryme Restored Midas to the state hee had in former tyme. And having made performance of his promis, hee beereft him The gift that he had graunted him. And lest he should have left him Beedawbed with the dregges of that same gold which wickedly Hee wished had, he willed him to get him by and by To that great ryver which dooth ronne by Sardis towne, and there Along the chanell up the streame his open armes to beare Untill he commeth to the spring: and then his head to put Full underneathe the foming spowt where greatest was the gut, And so in washing of his limbes to wash away his cryme. The king (as was commaunded him) ageinst the streame did clyme. And streyght the powre of making gold departing quyght from him, Infects the ryver, making it with golden streame to swim. The force whereof the bankes about so soked in theyr v
P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses (ed. Arthur Golding), Book 11, line 146 (search)
Then Midas, hating riches, haunts the pasturegrounds and groves, And up and down with Pan among the Lawnds and mountaines roves. But still a head more fat than wyse, and doltish wit he hath, The which as erst, yit once againe must woork theyr mayster scath. The mountayne Tmole from loftye toppe to seaward looketh downe, And spreading farre his boorely sydes, extendeth to the towne Of Sardis with the t'one syde and to Hypep with the tother. There Pan among the fayrye elves that dawnced round togither In setting of his conning out for singing and for play Uppon his pype of reedes and wax, presuming for to say Apollos musick was not like to his, did take in hand A farre unequall match, wherof the Tmole for judge should stand. The auncient judge sitts downe uppon his hill, and ridds his eares From trees, and onely on his head an Oken garlond weares, Wherof the Acornes dangled downe about his hollow brow. And looking on the God of neate he sayd: Yee neede not now To tarry longer for