Pentheus 5 (Acoetes tale: Bacchus and the sailors)

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ille metu yaccus "nomen mihi" dixit, "Acoetes, patria Maeonia est, humile de plebe parentes.
free from fear, he said "my name is Acoetes, and my Maeonia is my country, my parents are from humble people.
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non mihi quae durl colerent pater arva iuvenci, lanigerosve greges, non ulla armenta reliquit.
my father did not leave me fields for hardy oxen to work, no woolly flocks of sheep, nor any herds of cattle.
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pauper et ipse fuit linoque solebat et hamis decipere et calamo salientis ducere pisces.
i am poor as he himself was, and he was accustomed to trick fish with a line and hooks and with a rod to lead them in flailing.
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ars illi sua census erat. *** traderet artem, "accipe quas habeo, studii successor et heres," dixit, " opes", moriensque nihil ille reliquit praeter aquas; unum hoc possum apellare paternum.
his skill was his wealth. when he was handing on the skill, he said " take whatever wealth i have, my successor and heir of my craft." dying, he left me nothing but wtaer, this one thing i can call my inheritance.
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mox ego, ne scopulis haererem semper in isdem, addidici regimen dextra moderante carinae flectere,
soon, so that I would not stick forever in the smae rocks, i learned to turn the rudder of a ship with controlling right hand,
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et Oleniae sidus pluviale Capellae Taygetenque Hyadasque oculis Arctonque notavi ventorumque domos et portus puppibus aptos.
and i observed the rainy star of the Olenian goat, Taygete the Hades and the Arctos and the houses of the winds and the harbours suitable for ships.
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forte petens Delon Chiae telluris ad oras applicor et dextris adducor litora remis doque levis saltus udaeque immittor harenae.
by chance i am heading to Delos, i veer close towards the shores of Chios and i bring myself to the shores by the oars on the right and i make leaps lightly and i let myself sink into the wet sand.
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nox ibi consumpta est. Aurora rubescere primo coeperat; exsurgo laticesque inferre recentis admoneo monstroque viam quae ducat ad undas.
the night was spent there. dawn had just begun to glow red; i rise and i give advice to fetch fresh water, and i show the way which leads to the spring.
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ipse, quid aura mihi tumulo promittat ab alto proscipio comitesque voco repetoque carinam.
i myself look out form a high hill to find out what the wind promises for me and i call my companions and head back to the ship.
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my father did not leave me fields for hardy oxen to work, no woolly flocks of sheep, nor any herds of cattle.

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non mihi quae durl colerent pater arva iuvenci, lanigerosve greges, non ulla armenta reliquit.

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i am poor as he himself was, and he was accustomed to trick fish with a line and hooks and with a rod to lead them in flailing.

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his skill was his wealth. when he was handing on the skill, he said " take whatever wealth i have, my successor and heir of my craft." dying, he left me nothing but wtaer, this one thing i can call my inheritance.

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soon, so that I would not stick forever in the smae rocks, i learned to turn the rudder of a ship with controlling right hand,

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