Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Sine Querela

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Sine Querela
Sic vive, ut nemo de te vivente queratur;
Sic nullum, de quo iure queraris, habe.

Source: Georgius Carolides (1569-1612), Farrago, 2.55. 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:

querēla (querēlae, f.): complaint, grievance

dē: down from, about, concerning (+ abl.)
habeō habēre habuī habitum: have, hold
iūs iūris n.: right, justice, law
nēmo: no one (gen. nullius, dat. nulli, abl. nullo or nulla > nullus -a -um)
nūllus -a -um: not any, no one
queror querī questus sum: complain of, lament
qui quae quod: who, which, what / quis quid: who? what? which?
sīc: in this manner, thus; sīc . . . ut: in the same way as
sine: without (+ abl.)
tū tuī tibi tē: you (sing.)
ut, uti: as (+ indic.); so that, with the result that (+ subj.)
vīvō vīvere vīxī victum: live