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Monday, March 21, 2011

Poem of the Week: Pervigilium Veneris

Pervigilium Veneris in a translation by Thomas Parnell

Excerpt:

She paints the purple Year with vary'd show,
Tips the green gem, and makes the Blossom glow.
She makes the turgid Buds receive the Breeze,
Expand to Leaves, and shade the naked Trees.

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