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  • Like a sop, I must throw him some sort of a poem, in spite of unwilling Camenae.

    Sagittulae, Random Verses

  • Ite hinc Camenae; vos quoque ite jam sane dulces Camenae (nam fatebimur verum, dulces fuistis): et tamen meas chartas revisitote, sed pudenter et raro.

    Vergil

  • IMMORTALES motales si foret fas flere, flerent diuae Camenae Naeuium poetam. itaque, postquam est Orchi traditus thesauro, obliti sunt Romai loquier lingua Latina.

    His Own Epitaph

  • In the epitaph which he composed for himself Naevius says that ‘the Camenae’, the native Italian muses, might well mourn his death, ‘for at Rome men have forgotten to speak in Latin phrase’.

    Introduction

  • Stesichoriue graues Camenae: nec siquid olim lusit Anacreon deleuit aetas; spirat adhuc amor10

    Song Makes Immortal

  • [14] If immortals might weep for mortals, the divine Camenae would weep for Naevius the poet; thus it is that now he has been delivered into the treasure-house of Orcus, men have forgotten at Rome how to speak the Latin tongue.

    The History of Roman Literature From the earliest period to the death of Marcus Aurelius

  • Camenae, prophetic nymphs, belonging to the religion of ancient

    The Age of Fable

  • 'spiritum Graiae tenuem Camenae', _Ep_ I i 1-3 'Prima dicte mihi, summa dicende Camena ...

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • o per multa operum mea semper cura Camenae! iam placet in superum uisus sustollere caelum adque oculis reserare uiam per sidera. maior, maior agit mentem solito deus, ampla patescit75

    Prologue to the Aratea

  • i hinc, Camenss, to8 quoqne limite iaevs, ikes Camenae; nam, faftebimur verum, olces fiiiftis: ettamen meas chartas

    P. Virgilii Maronis opera: emendabat et notulis illustr. G. Wakefield

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