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P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses (ed. Brookes More) 22 0 Browse Search
Q. Horatius Flaccus (Horace), Odes (ed. John Conington) 2 0 Browse Search
Titus Livius (Livy), History of Rome, books 1-10 (ed. Rev. Canon Roberts) 2 0 Browse Search
Q. Horatius Flaccus (Horace), The Art of Poetry: To the Pisos (ed. C. Smart, Theodore Alois Buckley) 2 0 Browse Search
P. Ovidius Naso, Art of Love, Remedy of Love, Art of Beauty, Court of Love, History of Love, Amours (ed. various) 2 0 Browse Search
P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses (ed. Arthur Golding) 2 0 Browse Search
Phaedrus, The Fables of Phaedrus (ed. Christopher Smart, Christopher Smart, A. M.) 2 0 Browse Search
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P. Ovidius Naso, Art of Love, Remedy of Love, Art of Beauty, Court of Love, History of Love, Amours (ed. various), Elegy VI: On the Death of His Mistress's Parrot. By Creech. (search)
Thou wert averse to war, and liv'dst in peace, A talking harmless thing, and lov'dst thine ease. The fighting quails still live 'midst all their strife, And even that, perhaps, prolongs their life. Thy meat was little, and thy prattling tongue Would ne'er permit to make thy dinner long: Plain fountain water all thy drink allow'd, And nut and poppy-seed were all thy food. The preying vultures and the kites remain, And the unlucky crow still caws for rain; The chough still lives 'midst fierce Minerva's hate, And scarce nine hundred years conclude her fate; But my poor Poll now hangs his sickly head, My Poll, my present from the east, is dead. Best things are sooner snatch'd by cov'tous fate, To worse she freely gives a longer date; Thersites brave Achilles' fate surviv'd, And Hector fell, whilst all his brothers liv'd. Why should I tell what vows Corinna made? How oft she begg'd thy life, how oft she pray'd ? The seventh day came, and now the Fates begin To end the thread, they had no m