Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Image: Dives et Lyra Eius


M0991 - M0992 - M0993

992. Dives et Lyra Eius. Graeculus olim lyram optimam coemerat, unde sonos suaves elicere didicerat. Ex nervis autem bubulis, quibus omnis lyrae suavitas bene canora vigebat, unus demum attritus rumpitur ac perit. Quod damnum ille ut reparet ad novam et inusitatam viam sibi recurrendum putat: sibi in sinu plaudens, nervum ruptum amovet et, amens, chordam reponit argenteam. At mox paenituit, namque plane contigit ut lyra priorem symphoniam amitteret.



M0992 (not in Perry). Source: Desbillons 12.33 (adapted into prose). This fable is not in Perry’s catalog; it appears original to Desbillons, as he cites no source. Compare the myth of King Midas and his golden touch: by turning this lyre string to silver, the man ruined its sound, just as King Midas was unable to eat the food that his touch turned to gold.

1 comment:

  1. Traditional Herbal doctor Zuku Cure HSV-2 Disease WhatsApp Number:+254742884656  

    I want to thank Dr ZUKU for helping me with his Herbal Medicine that cure my HSV-2 Disease completely.i have been living with HSV-2 Disease for the past 3yrs. i was so happy when i found Dr Zuku Blogs:https://drzukuspelltemple.blogspot.co.ke/ how Dr Zuku help people in the world.to cure HSV, with Herbal Medicine he Cured My HSV -2 Negative after using the Herbal Medicine Dr ZUKU sent to me. I give thanks to God and healed completely. you are the best Traditional Herbal doctor in the world Dr Zuku, WhatsApp Number:+254742884656 Contact Doctor Zuku Email drzukuspelltemple@gmail.com OR Contact Zuku Website: http://drzukuspelltemple.website2.me/

    ReplyDelete