For if that which is done away was glorious, much more that which remaineth is glorious

Thursday, 27 June 2019

Dire Longing

O pater.... quae lucis miseris tam dira cupido?

Father... what is this dire longing of these wretches for light?


- Aeneas to Anchises, Aeneid Book VI (l. 721)

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