Pentheus 2

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Liber adest festisque fremunt uluatibus agri; turba ruit mixtaque viris matresque nurusque vulgusque proceresque ignota ad sacra feruntur.
Liber comes, and the fields echo with festive wailing; the crowd rushes, others mixed with men, young women, common people and noblemen are carried towards the unknown rites.
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"quis furor, anguigenae, proles Mavortia, vestras attonuit mentes?" Pentheus ait;
"what madness, children of the serpent, people pf Mars has stupefied your minds?" Pentheus said;
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"aerane tantum aere repulsa valent et adunco tibia cornu et magicae fraudes, ut, quos non bellicus ensis, non tuba terruerit, non strictis agmina telis,
"are beaten bronze cymbals, pipes of curved horn, and magical tricks so powerful that men, whom neither a warring sword or trumpets nor ranks with drawn spears had terrified,
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femineae voces et mota insania vino obscenique greges et insania tympana vincant?
are overcome by the voices of women and insanity roused by wine and obscene crowds and empty drums?
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vosne, senes, mirer, qui longa per aequora vecti hac Tyron, hac profugos posuistis sede penates, nunc sinitis sine Marte capi?
should I admire you, old men, who, having sailed the vast seas, placed Tyre in his place, placed exiled penates in this place, [but] let them be captured without a fight?
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vosne, acrior aetas, o iuvenes, propiorque meae, quos arma tenere, non thyrsos, galeaque tegi, non fronde, decebat?
or you keener generation, young men, nearer my own, for whom it was fitting to carry weapons, not the thyrsus, to be covered with a helmet not garlands?
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este, precor, memores qua sitis stirpe creati, illiusque animos, qui multos perdidit unus, sumite serpentis.
be midful, I beg you, form what root you were created, and take up the spirits of that serpent, who destroyed many on his own.
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pro fontibus ille lacuque interiit;
he perished for the sake of the springs and lake;
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at vos pro fama vincite vestra.
but you conquer for the sake of your own glory!
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ille dedit leto fortes, vos pellite molles et patrium retinete decus.
he gave brave men to death, but you, put soft men to flight and retain the honour of your fatherland!
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"what madness, children of the serpent, people pf Mars has stupefied your minds?" Pentheus said;

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"quis furor, anguigenae, proles Mavortia, vestras attonuit mentes?" Pentheus ait;

Card 3

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"are beaten bronze cymbals, pipes of curved horn, and magical tricks so powerful that men, whom neither a warring sword or trumpets nor ranks with drawn spears had terrified,

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Card 4

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are overcome by the voices of women and insanity roused by wine and obscene crowds and empty drums?

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Card 5

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should I admire you, old men, who, having sailed the vast seas, placed Tyre in his place, placed exiled penates in this place, [but] let them be captured without a fight?

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