Theognis of Megara

(6th cent)

Theognis of Megara Poems

1. Angry Words 9/24/2012
2. An Avenger For The State 9/24/2012
3. Beware Crafty Minds 9/24/2012
4. Easy Friends 9/24/2012
5. An Even Line 9/24/2012
6. Fame 9/24/2012
7. Human Nature 9/24/2012
8. The Insolence Of Wealth 9/24/2012
9. Pride And The State 9/24/2012
10. A Secret Spring 9/24/2012
11. Sumptuous Obsequies 9/24/2012
12. A Time For Wine 9/24/2012
13. Wine 9/24/2012
14. Worldly Wisdom 9/24/2012
15. On Inborn Traits 9/24/2012
16. The Poet And His Muse 9/24/2012
17. Learning And Wealth 9/24/2012
18. Poverty 9/24/2012
19. Hope 9/24/2012
20. On Arranged Marriage 9/24/2012
21. Fate 9/24/2012

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Best Poem of Theognis of Megara

Fate

No costly sacrifice nor offerings given
Can change the purpose of the powers of Heaven;
Whatever Fate ordains, danger or hurt,
Or death predestined, nothing can avert.

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Angry Words

Rash, angry words, and spoken out of season,
When passion has usurp'd the throne of reason,
Have ruin'd many. Passion is unjust,
And for an idle, transitory gust
Of gratified revenge, dooms us to pay
With long repentence at a later day.

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