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Heathcote William Garrod, comp. (1878–1960).  The Oxford Book of Latin Verse.  1912.
 
Vaticinium
 
Marcius Vates (250–200 B.C. (?))
 
 
AQVAM Albanam, Romane, cause lacu teneri,
caue in mare manare flumine sinas suo.
emissam agris rigabis, dissipatam riuis
exstingues: tum tu insiste muris hostium audax,
memor, quam per tot annos obsides urbem,        5
ex ea tibi his quae iam nunc panduntur fatis
uictoriam oblatam. bello perfecto
donum peramplum uictor ad mea templa
portato: partria sacra, quorum cura dudum est
omissa, endostaurata, ut adsolet, facito.        10
 

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