Daedalus and Icarus I

1. Daedalus interea Creten [Crete] longumque perosus [hating]
2. exilium, tactusque [and moved] loci natalis [of his birthplace] amore
3. clausus [cut off] erat pelago [by sea]. "terras licet [although]" inquit
"et undas
4. [Minos] obstruat , at [yet] caelum certe [at least] patet [lies open].
ibimus illāc [by that way]
5. omnia possideat [he may possess], non possidet aera [the air] Minos
6. dixit et ignotas animum dimittit [directs] in artes,
7. naturamque novat [he revolutionizes]. nam ponit in ordine pennas
[feathers]
8. ut clivo [in a slope] crevisse [grew] putes [you might think]; sic
rustica quondam
9. fistula [pipe] disparibus [of different lengths] paulatim surgit
avenis [reeds]

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John Jay High School
San Antonio, TX

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