aleator classicus

Reading at Random in Classical Literature

Alcaeus, fr. 364

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ἀργάλεον Πενία κάκον ἄσχετον, ἂ μέγαν
δάμνα λᾶον Ἀμαχανίᾳ σὺν ἀδελφέα.

Poverty is a troublesome thing, an unmanageable evil; with her sister Hardship she subdues a great people.

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July 26, 2011 at 12:00 PM

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