Friday, 30 September 2016
Horace Epistle V- Quid non ebrietas dissignat?
What Promethean elixir does Epimethean inebriety not unseal? What occult malaiseNot heal? What dim and festering secret not with Jovian laughter erase? Chiron's mentor, Bellerophon's mount; upon Laocoon's eels to the more daintily supToasting itself, Drunkenness drains Hope's Tantalus cup. Ah! Torquatus don't you see?Tho' aught I indite but invite to Ind's Poverty- Dionysus conquers only to set free