Ovid

(43 BCE - 17 CE / Rome / Italy)

Metamorphoses: Book The First - Poem by Ovid

OF bodies chang'd to various forms, I sing:
Ye Gods, from whom these miracles did spring,
Inspire my numbers with coelestial heat;
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Comments about Metamorphoses: Book The First by Ovid

  • Kayode Are (1/20/2016 9:49:00 AM)

    A timeless piece worth slogging through. Stories within the story to illuminate vices, virtues and myth. Lovely lines which ruffle and excite; 'promiscuous grace', 'man diffides in his own augury', 'All are corrupt and all must be destroyed'. An interesting slice of intellectual metamorphosis. (Report) Reply

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