Sunday, July 22, 2012

Sine Debitis

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Sine Debitis
Praestat habere parum nec quid debere cuiquam
Quam multa et multis aere subesse viris.

Source: Philosophia Patrum (ed. Wegeler), 939. Meter: Elegiac.

The vocabulary is keyed to the DCC Latin Vocabulary list. There is only one word in this poem that is not on the DCC list:

subsum, subesse: be under, be underneath

aes aeris n.: copper, bronze
aliquis -quae -quod: some, any; si quis, si quid: anyone who, anything that
et: and
habeō habēre habuī habitum: have, hold
multus -a -um: much, many; multō, by far
neque nec: and not, nor; neque . . . neque, neither . . . nor
parum: too little
praestō -stāre -stitī -stitum: excel, exhibit
quam: how?; (after comparative) than
quis- quicquam/quidquam: any (single) person, anyone at all
sine: without (+ abl.)
vir virī m.: man

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