Max's Modestus Promotus Part 1

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Subito manum hominum per tenebras conspexit
Suddenly he caught sight of a band of men through the darkness.
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"Euge! Tandem venerunt amici! Heus, amici, huc venite!"
‘Hurray! At last my friends have come! Hey, friends, come here!’
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Britanni, *** Modesti vocem audivissent, errant tam attoniti ut immoti starent
When the Britons had heard the voice of Modestus, they were so astonished that they stood motionless.
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Respondere non audebat. Vercobrix tamen, qui racem Modesti vocem agnoverat, ad comites versus,
They were not daring to reply. However Vercobrix, who had recognised the harsh voice of Modestus, having turned to his companions, said whispering:
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“volite timere” inquit susurrans. “Notus est mihi hic miles
Don’t be afraid. This soldier is well known to me.
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Stultior est quam asinus. Nobis nocere non potest.”
He is more stupid than a donkey. He cannot harm us.’
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Tum britanni per auditum taciti repserunt.
Then the Britons crawled through the opening in silence.
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Siulatque intraverunt, Modestus eis obviam iit, ut salutarent.
As soon as they entered, Modestus went to meet them in order to greet them.
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“Salvete, amici! Nunc nobis cenandum ac bibendum est”
‘Hello, friends! Now we must eat dinner and drink.’
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Tum Britannus quidam, vir ingens, in Modestum incurrit.
Then a certain Briton, a huge man, bumped into Modestus.
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“o Nigrina, deliciae meae! Inquit Modestus “te non agnovi!
“o Nigrina, deliciae meae! Inquit Modestus “te non agnovi!
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Quam longi sunt capilli tui! Age! Conside prope me! Da mihi osculum! Quis lucernam havet!
How long your hair is! Come! Sit near me! Give me a kiss! Who has the lamp?’
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Vercobrix, *** lucernam rogantem audivisset, Britannis imperavit ut faces incenderent.
When Vercobrix had heard Modestus asking for a lamp, he ordered the Britons to light their torches.
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Modestus, Vercobrigem Britannosque conspicatus, palluit.
Modestus, having caught sight of Vercobrix and the Britons, grew pale.
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“Di immortales” inquit “abiit Nigrina, apparuent Britanni! Mihi statim effugiendum est”
Immortal gods!’ he said. ‘Nigrina has gone away, the Britons have appeared! I must escape at once.’
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Card 2

Front

"Euge! Tandem venerunt amici! Heus, amici, huc venite!"

Back

‘Hurray! At last my friends have come! Hey, friends, come here!’

Card 3

Front

Britanni, *** Modesti vocem audivissent, errant tam attoniti ut immoti starent

Back

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Card 4

Front

Respondere non audebat. Vercobrix tamen, qui racem Modesti vocem agnoverat, ad comites versus,

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

“volite timere” inquit susurrans. “Notus est mihi hic miles

Back

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