Pentheus 9 (Acoetes tale: Bacchus and the Sailors)

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ipse racemiferis frontem circumdatus uvis pampineis agitat velatam frondibus hastam.
he himself, encircled on his forehead with cluster-bearing grapes, brandishes a spear veiled in frond of vine tendrils.
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quem circa tigres simulacraque inania lyncum picturamque iacent frea corpora pantherarum.
around him lie tigers and unreal images of lynxes and the wild bodies of spotted panthers.
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exiluere viri, sive hoc insania fecit sive timor, primusque Medon nigrescere coepit corpore et expresso spinae curvamine flecti.
the men jump up, either madness or fear made this, and Medon first begins to grow black with his whole body and to be bent as the curve of his spine was forced out.
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incipit huic Lycabus, "in quae miracula" dixit "veteris? et lati rictus et panda loquenti naris erat, squamamque eutis durata trahebat.
Lycabus said to him "into what monsters are you being turned?" and and as he was speaking he gained broad jaws and a rounded nose, and his hardened skin took on scales.
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at Libys obstantis dum vult obvertere remos, in spatium resilire manus breve vidit et illas iam non esse manus, iam pinnas posse vocari.
but whie Libys wants tos hip the oars which are in the way, he saw his hands jump back into a short space and that they are already not hands, now they can be called fins.
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alter ad intortos cupiens dare bracchia funes bracchia non habuit truncoque repandus in undas corpore desiluit; falcata novissima cauda est, qualia dimidiae sinuantur cornua lunae.
another, desiring to move his arms towards the twisted ropes, did not have arms, and flattened with limbless lifeless body jumped into the sea; the very end of his tail is sickle-shaped, just like the horns of the half moon.
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undique dant saltus multaque aspergine rorant emerguntque iterum redeuntque sub aequora rursus inque chori ludunt speciem lascivaque lactant corpora et acceptum patulis mare naribus efflant.
on all sides they make leaps and they are dewy with much spray and they emerge again and return under the water back again and they play into the appearance of a dancing troupe and they hurl their frisky bodies and they snort the sea they have
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de modo viginti (tot enim ratis illa ferebat) restabam solus.
out of the twenty just now (that is how many the ship was carrying) i alone remained.
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pavidum gelidoque trementem corpore vixque meo firmat deus "exute" dicens "corde metum Diamque tene."
with difficulty the god reassures me, fearful, cold and with a trembling body, syaing "shake off the fear from your heart and hold course for Dia!"
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delatus in illam accessi scaris Baccheaque scara frequento.
after being left onto that island, i joined the scared rites and i celebrate the Bacchic rites.
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around him lie tigers and unreal images of lynxes and the wild bodies of spotted panthers.

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quem circa tigres simulacraque inania lyncum picturamque iacent frea corpora pantherarum.

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the men jump up, either madness or fear made this, and Medon first begins to grow black with his whole body and to be bent as the curve of his spine was forced out.

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Lycabus said to him "into what monsters are you being turned?" and and as he was speaking he gained broad jaws and a rounded nose, and his hardened skin took on scales.

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but whie Libys wants tos hip the oars which are in the way, he saw his hands jump back into a short space and that they are already not hands, now they can be called fins.

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