Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Maior in adversis...

Maior in adversis virtutis gloria vera est:
Uberior ventis Myrrha agitata fluit.


Source: Camerarius 1.11 Concussa Uberior

Meter: elegiac

magnus - great, large, big
in - in
adversus - opposing, hostile
virtus - excellent, strength, worth
gloria - glory
verus - true, authentic
sum - be, exist
uber - fertile, abundant, fruitful
ventus - wind
Myrha - myrrh, the myrrh tree
agito - shake, stir, agitate
fluo - stream, flow, fall gradually

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