Pentheus 7 (Acoetes tale: Bacchus and the sailors)

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furit audacissimus omni de numero Lycabus, qui Tusca pulsus ab urbe exilium dira poenam pro caede luebat.
the boldest of all their number goes into a rage, lycabus, who after being driven away from an Etruscan city was playing the penalty for a dreadful murder-exile.
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is mihi, dum resto, iuvenali guttura pugno rupit et excussum misisset in aequora, si non haesissem, quamvis amens, in fune retentus.
while i stood my ground there, he broke my throat with a juvenile fist and would have sent me into the sea, if i had not clung on, despite being stunned, held in the rope.
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impia turba probat factuim. tum denique Bacchus (Bacchus enim fuerat) ,
the unholy crowd approved the deed. then at last Bacchus (for it had been Bacchus)
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veluti clamore solutus sit sopor aque mero redeant in pectora sensus, "quid facitis? quis clamor?" ait; "qua,dicite,nautae, huc ope perveni? quo me deffere paratis?"
as if his sleep had been released by the shout and his senses had returned from the wine into his breast, says,"what are you doing? what is this noise? by what means have i come here? where are you preparing to take me?"
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"pone metum" Proreus "et quos contingere portus ede velis" dixit; "terra sistere petita"
"put aside your fear," said the bow-man "and tell us what ports you would like us to reach. you will be put on the desired land."
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"Naxon" ait Liber "cursus advertite vestros. illa mihi domus est, vobis erit hospita tellus."
"Naxos" says Liber," turn your course to Naxos. that is my home, it will be a hospitable land for you."
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per mare fallaces perque omnia numina lurant sic fore, meque iubent pictae dare vela carinae.
the deceitful men swear by the sea and all the divine powers that this will be so and they order me to give sails to the painted ship.
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dextra Naxos erat; dextra mihi lintea danti "quid facis, o demens? quis te furor" inquit, "Acoete," pro se quisque "tenet? laevam pete."
naxos was on the right;as i was giving sail on the right, each man said "what are youd oing, you mad man. what madness has got you Acoetes? turn left!"
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maxima hutu pars mihi significat, pars quid velit aure susurrat.
most signal to me what he wants with a nod, some with a whisper in my ear.
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obstipui "capiat" que "aliquis moderamina" dixi, meque ministerio sceleresque artisque removi.
i was amazed. "let someobody take the helm!" i said and took myself away from the service of the crime and the skill.
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while i stood my ground there, he broke my throat with a juvenile fist and would have sent me into the sea, if i had not clung on, despite being stunned, held in the rope.

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is mihi, dum resto, iuvenali guttura pugno rupit et excussum misisset in aequora, si non haesissem, quamvis amens, in fune retentus.

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the unholy crowd approved the deed. then at last Bacchus (for it had been Bacchus)

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as if his sleep had been released by the shout and his senses had returned from the wine into his breast, says,"what are you doing? what is this noise? by what means have i come here? where are you preparing to take me?"

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Card 5

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"put aside your fear," said the bow-man "and tell us what ports you would like us to reach. you will be put on the desired land."

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