|1. Ovid, Metamorphoses, 2.748, 2.750, 2.780-2.782, 2.802-2.806, 2.812, 2.814-2.821, 2.830-2.832, 2.862-2.863 (1st cent. BCE - missingth cent. CE)
Tagged with subjects: • Herse • Mercury and Herse
Found in books: Fletcher (2023), The Ass of the Gods: Apuleius' Golden Ass, the Onos Attributed to Lucian, and Graeco-Roman Metamorphosis Literature, 149; Kaster(2005), Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome, 183; Mayor (2017), Religion and Memory in Tacitus’ Annals, 195, 196, 197, 201, 205; Miller and Clay (2019), Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury, 132
2.780 sed videt ingratos intabescitque videndo 2.781 successus hominum, carpitque et carpitur una, 2.782 suppliciumque suum est. Quamvis tamen oderat illam,
2.802 Neve mali causae spatium per latius errent, 2.803 germanam ante oculos fortunatumque sororis 2.804 coniugium pulchraque deum sub imagine ponit, 2.805 cunctaque magna facit. Quibus inritata dolore 2.806 Cecropis occulto mordetur et anxia nocte,
2.812 Saepe mori voluit, ne quicquam tale videret,
2.814 denique in adverso venientem limine sedit 2.815 exclusura deum. Cui blandimenta precesque 2.816 verbaque iactanti mitissima “desine” dixit: 2.817 “hinc ego me non sum nisi te motura repulso.” 2.818 “Stemus” ait “pacto” velox Cyllenius “isto”: 2.819 caelestique fores virga patefecit. At illi 2.820 surgere coti partes, quascumque sedendo 2.821 flectimus, ignava nequeunt gravitate moveri.
2.830 vocis habebat iter: saxum iam colla tenebat, 2.831 oraque duruerant, signumque exsangue sedebat. 2.832 Nec lapis albus erat: sua mens infecerat illam.
2.862 Gaudet amans et, dum veniat sperata voluptas, 2.863 oscula dat manibus; vix iam, vix cetera differt.' ' None
2.780 which to the wardship of three virgins, born 2.781 descendants of the Dragon! Sons of Mars ! 2.781 of double-natured Cecrops, she consigned 2.782 What frenzy has confounded you? Can sound 2.782 with this injunction, ‘Look ye not therein,
2.802 o ye may conquer in the hope of fame.
2.802 “Begot by Coronaeus, who was lord 2.803 of all the land of Phocis, I was once 2.803 “He gave the brave to death, but with your arm 2.804 a royal virgin, sought by suitors rich 2.804 ye shall expel the worthless, and enhance 2.805 and powerful. But beauty proved the cause 2.805 the glory of your land. If Fate decree 2.806 of my misfortune; for it came to pass, 2.806 the fall of Thebes , Oh, let the engine
2.812 and all his words despised, he fumed with rage
2.812 “But now an unarmed boy will conquer Thebes :
2.814 delight; whose ringlets reek with myrrh; adorned
2.814 “I fled from that sea-shore, 2.815 to fields of shifting sands that all my step 2.815 with chaplets, purple and embroidered robe 2.816 delayed: and in despair upon the God 2.816 of interwoven gold. Make way for me! 2.817 And I will soon compel him to confe 2.817 and all mankind I called for aid, but I 2.818 his father is assumed and all his rite 2.818 was quite alone and helpless. Presently 2.819 are frauds. 2.819 the chaste Minerva , me, a virgin, heard 2.820 and me assistance gave: for as my arm 2.820 “If in days gone Acrisiu 2.821 implored the Heavens, downy feathers grew 2.821 o held this vain god in deserved contempt,
2.830 his reckless rage; but greater violence
2.830 me for a life-companion; but alas, 2.831 although my life was blameless, fate or chance 2.831 was gained from every admonition.—' "2.832 deprived me of Minerva 's loving aid;" '2.832 his rage increased the more it was restrained,
2.862 the leaping fishes, landed by his rod. 2.863 His skill was all his wealth. And when to me' 2.863 and as she drew the keen shaft from the wound, ' None