In Ciceronem (n.d.)

See introduction to d2_MaiT_029. Metre: elegiac couplets.

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In Ciceronem

Harpocratem pictor finxit sine voce, parentem
eloquii in labris extat imago loquens.

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On Cicero

The painter fashioned Harpocrates a as speechless: a talking image makes its parent stand out upon the lips of rhetoric.



a: In Alexandrian and late Greek mythology, the god of silence.