aleator classicus

Reading at Random in Classical Literature

Sappho, fragment 154

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δέδυκε μὲν ἀ σελάννα
καὶ Πληΐαδες, μέσαι δέ
νύκτες, πάρα δ’ ἔρχετ’ ὤρα,
ἔγω δὲ μόνα κατεύδω.

The moon has set, and the Pleiades. It is midnight, and time goes by; but I sleep alone.

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October 11, 2010 at 12:00 PM

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