Sunday, April 10, 2011

Hausisti quot ferre...

Hausisti quot ferre tuus quit pocula venter:
Pocula non laedunt paucula, multa nocent.

Source: Owen 12.12. In Gulonem Quendam
Meter: elegiac

haurio - drain, drink, swallow
quot - how many, as many
fero - bring, bear, carry off
tuus - your
queo - be able
poculum - cup, drinking vessel, drink
venter - stomach, belly
poculum - cup, drinking vessel, drink
non - not, no
laedo - hurt, injure
pauculus - small, very little, few
multus - much, many
noceo - harm, hurt, injure

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