Pentheus 4

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acrioir admonitu est irritaturque retenta et crescit rabies moderaminaque ipsa nocebant.
he is more eager because of their warning and his rage is aroused because it has been held back and it grows and their objections were causing harm.
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sic ego torrentem, qua nil obstabat eunti, lenius et modico strepitu decurrere vidi;
in this way i have seen a river where nothing obstruvcts its course, flow calmly and with little noise;
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at quacumque trabes obstructaque saxa tenebant, spumeus et fervens et ab obice saevior ibat.
but wherever timbers and stones put in the way were holding it back, began to go foaming and bubbling and, because of the blockage, fiercer.
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ecce cruentati redeunt et, Bacchus ubi esset, quaerenti domino Bacchum vidisse negarunt.
look, blood-stained men are coming back and, as their master asks where Bacchus is, they said, that they had not seen him;
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"hunc" dixere "tamen comitem famulumque sacrorum cepimus" et tradunt manibus post terga ligatis sacra dei quendam Tyrrhena gente secutum.
"bout" they said "but we have captured his companion, the attendant of his sacred rites" and they hand him over with his hands bound behind his back, a certain man of Etruscan origin, who had followed the god's sacred rites.
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aspicit hunc Pentheus oculis quos ira tremendos fecerat, et quamquam poenae vix tempora differt,
Pentheus looks at his with eyes which anger had made frightening, and though he scarcely postpones the time of punishment, he says,
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"o peritur tuaque aliis documenta dature morte" ait, "ede tuum nomen nomenque parentum et patriam morisque novi cur sacra frequentes."
"o you who are about to perish and about to give lessons to others by your death, tell me your name, and the name of your parents, your fatherland, and why you celebrate the sacred rites of a new custom."
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in this way i have seen a river where nothing obstruvcts its course, flow calmly and with little noise;

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sic ego torrentem, qua nil obstabat eunti, lenius et modico strepitu decurrere vidi;

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but wherever timbers and stones put in the way were holding it back, began to go foaming and bubbling and, because of the blockage, fiercer.

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look, blood-stained men are coming back and, as their master asks where Bacchus is, they said, that they had not seen him;

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Card 5

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"bout" they said "but we have captured his companion, the attendant of his sacred rites" and they hand him over with his hands bound behind his back, a certain man of Etruscan origin, who had followed the god's sacred rites.

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