Ovid Ovid

Ovid Ovid

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Publius Ovidius Naso (Classical Latin: [ˈpuːblɪ.ʊs ɔˈwɪdɪ.ʊs ˈnaːsoː]; 20 March 43 BC – 17/18 AD), known as Ovid (/ˈɒvɪd/ OV-id)[1] in the English-speaking world, was a Roman poet who lived during the reign of Augustus.
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Magic

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YE elves of hills, brooks, standing lakes, and groves,
And ye that on the sands with printless foot Do chase the ebbing Neptune, and do fly him When he comes back, you demi-puppets that By moonshine do the green sour ringlets make,
Where...
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Pygmalion And The Statue

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ON loathing their lascivious Life,
Abhorred all Womankind, but most a Wife:
So single chose to live, and shunned to wed,
Well pleased to want a Consort of his Bed
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Salmacis And Hermaphroditus

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OW Salmacis with weak enfeebling streams Softens the body, and unnerves the limbs,
And what the secret cause shall here be shown;
The cause is secret, but the effect is known
The Naiads nurst an infant heretofore,
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Metamorphoses Book The First

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OF bodies chang'd to various forms,
I sing: Ye Gods, from whom these miracles did spring, Inspire my numbers with coelestial heat; 'Till I my long laborious work compleat: And add perpetual tenour to my rhimes, Deduc'd from Nature's birth, to...
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Metamorphoses Book The Tenth

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CE, in his saffron robe, for distant Thrace, Hymen departs, thro' air's unmeasur'd space; By Orpheus call'd, the nuptial Pow'r attends, But with ill-omen'd augury descends; Nor chearful look'd the God, nor prosp'rous spoke, Nor blaz'd his torch, b...
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Metamorphoses Book The Fifth

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LE Perseus entertain'd with this report His father Cepheus, and the list'ning court, Within the palace walls was heard aloud The roaring noise of some unruly crowd; Not like the songs which chearful friends prepare For nuptial days, but sounds tha...
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Metamorphoses Book The Ninth

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Theseus requests the God to tell his woes, Whence his maim'd brow, and whence his groans arose Whence thus the Calydonian stream reply'd, With twining reeds his careless tresses ty'd: Ungrateful is the tale; for who can bear, When conquer'd, to re...
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Metamorphoses Book The Twelfth

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AM, to whom the story was unknown, As dead, deplor'd his metamorphos'd son: A cenotaph his name, and title kept, And Hector round the tomb, with all his brothers, wept
This pious office Paris did not share; Absent alone; and author of the war...
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The Art of Love Book Two

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…Short partings do best, though: time wears out affections,
The absent love fades, a new one takes its place
With Menelaus away,
Helen's disinclination for
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Disappointment

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But oh,
I suppose she was ugly; she wasn't elegant;
I hadn't yearned for her often in my prayers
Yet holding her I was limp, and nothing happened at all:
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Metamorphoses Book The Eleventh

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RE, while the Thracian bard's enchanting strain Sooths beasts, and woods, and all the listn'ing plain, The female Bacchanals, devoutly mad, In shaggy skins, like savage creatures, clad, Warbling in air perceiv'd his lovely lay, And from a rising g...
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Seeing Thou Art Fair

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NG thou art fair,
I bar not thy false playing,
But let not me poor soul know of thy straying
Nor do I give thee counsel to live chaste,
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To His Mistress

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UR husband will be with us at the Treat;
May that be the last Supper he shall Eat
And am poor I, a Guest invited there,
Only to see, while he may touch the Fair
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Metamorphoses Book The Sixth

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AS, attending to the Muse's song, Approv'd the just resentment of their wrong; And thus reflects:
While tamely I commend Those who their injur'd deities defend, My own divinity affronted stands, And calls aloud for justice at my hands; Then t...
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Metamorphoses Book The Seventh

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HE Argonauts now stemm'd the foaming tide, And to Arcadia's shore their course apply'd; Where sightless Phineus spent his age in grief, But Boreas' sons engage in his relief; And those unwelcome guests, the odious race Of Harpyes, from the monarch...
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Metamorphoses Book The Fourth

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ET still Alcithoe perverse remains, And Bacchus still, and all his rites, disdains
Too rash, and madly bold, she bids him prove Himself a God, nor owns the son of Jove
Her sisters too unanimous agree, Faithful associates in impiety
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