Sunday, April 10, 2011

Cum sis vir nihili...

Cum sis vir nihili, vis nobilis, Hugo, videri.
O Hugo nugo, nobilis es nebulo.

Source: Owen 12.13. Nobilitas cuiusdam Hugonis
Meter: elegiac

cum - when, since, because
sum - be, exist
vir - man
nihilum - nothing
volo - want, wish, will
nobilis - noble, well born, aristocratic
Hugo - Hugh
video - see, consider
o - O, oh
nugo - buffoon, worthless person
nebulo - scoundrel, worthless person

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