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SENECA'S TRAGEDIES.

Jam Caclmeis inclyta Bacchis Afperfa die dumeta rubent: '35 Phoebique fugit reditura foror. Labor exoritur durus, & omnes Agitat curas, aperilque domos. Paftor gelida cana pruina Grege dimiffo pabula carpit. 14° Ludit prato liber aperto Nondum rupta fronte juvencus. Vacuae reparant ubera matres. EiTat curfu levis incerto Molli petulans hcedus in herba. I45 Pendet fummo ftridula ramo, Pennafque novo tradere foli Geftit quenilos inter nidos Tliracia pellex; turbaque circa Confufa fonat, murmure mixto 1 50 Teftata diem, carbafa ventis Credit, dubius navita vitas, Laxos aura complente finus. Hie exefis pendens fcopulisj Aut deceptos inftruit hamos; 155 Aut fufpenfus fpeflat preffa Praemia dextra. fentit tremulum Linea pifcem. Hcec, innocuae quibus eft vitaa Tranquilla quies, & teta fuo 160 Parvoque domus, fpes & in agris. Turbine magno fpes follicitse Urbibus errant, trepidique metus. Ille fuperbos aditus regum, Durafque fores, expers fomni, 165 Colit: hie nullo fine beatus Componit opes, gazis inhians, Et congefto pauper in auro eft. Ilium populi favor attonitum, Fludluque magis mobile vulgus 170 Aura tumidum toUit inani: Hie clamofi rabiofa fori Jurgia vendens improbus, iras Et verba locat. Novit paucos Secura quies, qui velocis 175 Memores sevi, tempora nunquam Reditura tenent. Dum fata fmunt,


Arcadian Bears, with their seven stars, the Northern signposts of the distant Pole, invoke the coming light as the Chariot of Phœbus reverses its direction! Behold! Titan rises from the azure waters with his steeds refreshed thereby as he brings into view the summits of Œta—now with welcome day—The groves scattered everywhere