William Barclay

To the same man

See introduction to d1_BarW_004. Metre: second archilochian.

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Ad Eundem

Non fugerem Strachane diem illum tam omnibus atrum,
si possem lachrymis morte natare tuis.

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To the same man

I would not, Strachan, flee that day so dismal for all, if I could swim in your tears at the presence of death.