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M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley), book 8, line 823 (search)
Thou land of Egypt, doomed to bear a part In civil warfare, not unreasoning sang High Cumae's prophetess, when she forbad This warning of the Sibyl is also alluded to by Cicero in a letter to P. Lentulus, Proconsul of Cilicia. (Mr. Haskins's note. See also Mommsen, vol. iv., p. 305.) It seems to have been discovered in the Sibylline books at the time when it was desired to prevent Pompeius from interfering in the affairs of Egypt, in B.C. 57. The stream Pelusian to the Roman arms, And all the banks which in the summer-tide Are covered by his flood. What grievous curse Shall I call down upon thee? May the Nile Turn back his water to his source, thy fields Want for the winter rain, and all the land Crumble to desert wastes! We in our fanes Have known thine Isis and thy hideous gods, Half hounds, half human, and the drum that bids To sorrow, and Osiris, whom thy dirge That is, by their weeping for his departure they treated him as a mortal and not as a god. Osiris was the soul of Apis