Archive for June 16th, 2018

Saturday, 16 June 2018

Upon a Small Bath by Damocharis the Grammarian

Why should little things be blamed?
Little things for grace are famed.
Love, the winged and the wild,
Love is but a little child.

From: Wellesley, Henry, Anthologia Polyglotta. A Selection of Versions in Various Languages, Chiefly from the Greek Anthology, 1849, John Murray: London, p. 259.

Date: c6th century (original in Greece); c1845 (translation in English)

By: Damocharis the Grammarian (c6th century)

Translated by: Thomas Percival Rogers (1821-1888)