Saturday, March 24, 2012

Vitanda Sunt Contagia Culpae

Here is today's distich by Michele Verinus:

Vitanda Sunt Contagia Culpae
Ceu colubrum, fugias blandae contagia culpae;
Quis non foedatur, si pice tactus erit?


Here is the vocabulary:

vito - avoid, evade
sum - be, exist
contagium - contact, contagion
culpa - fault, blame, crime
ceu - as, like, just as
coluber - snake, serpent
fugio - flee, run away
blandus - sweet, charming
quis - who
non - not
foedo - disgrace, pollute
si - if
pix - pitch, tar
tango - touch

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