I feel again a spark of that ancient flame.
From one learn all.
Who can blind lover's eyes?
I shudder when relating it.
I fear the Greeks, even when they bring gifts.
Endure the present, and watch for better things.
Nunc scio quit sit amor." Lat., "Now I know what love is.
A fault is fostered by concealment.
From my example learn to be just, and not to despise the gods.
It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again, to retrace one's steps to the upper air - there's the rub, the task.
Cease to think that the decrees of the gods can be changed by prayers.
Each man is led by his own liking.