Thursday, March 22, 2012

De Eloquentia

Here is today's distich by Michele Verinus:

De Eloquentia
Ancipiti eloquium longe penetrantius ense:
Hoc rabiem motam sedat et arma movet.

Here is the vocabulary:

de - about
eloquentia - eloquence
anceps - two-headed, two-edged
eloquium - speech, diction
longe - far, by far
penetrans - penetrating
ensis - sword
hic - this, this one
rabies - madness, rage
moveo - move, set in motion
sedo - calm, sedate
et - and
arma - arms, weapons