Pentheus 6 (Acoetes tale: Bacchus and the Sailors)

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"adsumus en" inquit sociorum primus Opheltes, utque putat, praedam deserto nactus in agro virginea puerum ducit per litora forma.
"here we are,look!" says one of my friends Opheltes, and having obtained some booty, so he thought, in a deserted field, he leads a boy with a girlish appearance along the shore.
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ille mero somnoqui gravis titubare videtur vixque sequi. speco cultum fcaiemque gradumque; nil ibi, quod credi posset mortale, videbam.
he seems to stagger, heavy with wine and sleep and to follow with difficulty; i look at his clothing, face and gait: i was seeing nothing there whuich could be considered mortal.
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et sensi et dixi sociis: "quod numen in isto corpore sit, dubito: sed corpore numen in isto est.
i both sensed this and i said it to my companions: "i am doubtful about which divine power there is in that body, but there is divine power in that body!
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quisquis es, o faveas nostrisque laboribus adsis. his quoque des veniam."
whoever you are, oh, favour and assist our efforts. forgive these men too!"
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"pro nobis mitte precari" Dictys ait, quo non alius conscendere summas ocior antemnas prensoque rudente relabi.
"give over praying for us" said Dictys, who was the quickest at climbing to the top of the masts and sliding down grasping the rope.
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hoc Lybis, hoc flavus, prorae tutela, Melanthus, hoc probat Alcimedon et, qui requiemque modumque voce dabat remis, animorum hortator, Epopeus, hoc omnes alii; praedae tam caeca cupido est.
Libys approves of this and yellow-haired Melathus, the forward look-ou, and Alcimedon and Epopeus, who with his voice used to give the rest and rhythm for the oars , the encourager of their spirits; all the others approve this,so blind is their greed
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"non tamen hanc sacro violari pondere pinum perpetiar" dixi: pars hic mihi maxima iuris", inque aditu obsisto.
"i however will not allow this pinewood ship to be defiled by a sacred cargo" i said. "i have the greatest authority here." And I block them in the gangway.
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he seems to stagger, heavy with wine and sleep and to follow with difficulty; i look at his clothing, face and gait: i was seeing nothing there whuich could be considered mortal.

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ille mero somnoqui gravis titubare videtur vixque sequi. speco cultum fcaiemque gradumque; nil ibi, quod credi posset mortale, videbam.

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i both sensed this and i said it to my companions: "i am doubtful about which divine power there is in that body, but there is divine power in that body!

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whoever you are, oh, favour and assist our efforts. forgive these men too!"

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"give over praying for us" said Dictys, who was the quickest at climbing to the top of the masts and sliding down grasping the rope.

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