Saturday, March 31, 2012

Adami Lapsus

Here is today's distich by John Owen, with an English translation by Thomas Harvey, 3.45.

Adami Lapsus
Theiologis animam subiecit lapsus Adami,
Et corpus medicis, et bona iuridicis.


ADAM’S FALL
Mens Bodies, Goods, and Souls, Adam’s foul fall
To Physick, Law, Divines did first inthrall.

Here is the vocabulary:

Adamus - Adam
lapsus - slip, fall
theilologus - theologian
anima - spiri
subiicio - subject, expose
et - and
corpus - body
medicus - doctor, physician
et - and
bonus - good
iuridicus - judge

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