Sunday, June 19, 2011

Quaerit avarus opes...

Quaerit avarus opes, Linus ambitiosus honores.
Nanus avaritia est, ambitione gigas.

Source: Owen 12.21. In Linum
Meter: elegiac

quaero - seek, search for
avarus - greedy, selfish
ops - power, might / opes - resources, wealth
ambitiosus - ambitious
honor - public office, regard
nanus - dwarf
avaritia - greediness, selfishness
sum - be, exist,
ambitio - ambition
gigas - giant

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