David Mitchell

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From Catullus - Poem by David Mitchell

Soles occidere et redire possunt:
Nobis, cum semel occidit brevis lux,
Nox est perpetua una dormienda.
- Catullus, V.

The sun may set and rise tomorrow bright:
But we, when once shall set our brief day's light,
Shall sleep at last in everlasting night.

Friday,5th October,2007.


Comments about From Catullus by David Mitchell

  • (11/6/2007 3:30:00 PM)


    I read Catullus for school last semester. I don't remember this particular carmen, though. Anyway, Latin is hard (it's not my major, of course, lol) . Good job translating the poem. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, April 22, 2011


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