Monday, January 30, 2012

Haud Aliter

Here is today's emblem and distich by Joachim Camerarius, 1:8. You can see the well-watered palm flourishing in the emblem, a symbol of the righteous man who flourishes because he is watered by the word of God.

Haud Aliter
Palma velut riguos nunquam pallescit ad amnes,
Sic viret ad Verbi flumina sacra pius.

Here is the vocabulary:

haud - not
aliter - otherwise, diferently
palma - palm tree
velut - just as
riguus - well-watered
numquam - never
pallesco - fade, grow pale
ad - to, towards, beside
amnis - stream
sic - thus, so
vireo - be green, be lively
verbum - word
flumen - river
sacer - sacred, holy
pius - faithful, righeous, good