aleator classicus

Reading at Random in Classical Literature

Persius, Satires 1.13-14

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scribimus inclusi, numeros ille, hic pede liber,
grande aliquid, quod pulmo animae praelargus anhelet.

We shut ourselves up and write – this one writes metrically, that one freely in prose – something in the grand style, which a massive pair of lungs will spend all their breath on.

Written by aleatorclassicus

August 30, 2011 at 12:00 PM

Posted in Persius

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