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Hujus omnes ad electi colligentur...

Language: Latin

Hujus omnes ad electi colligentur dexteram,
pravi pavent a sinistris hoedi velut fetidi.
'Ite' dicet rex a dextris 'regnum caeli sumite,
pater vobis quod paravit ante omne saeculum;
Karitate qui fraterna me juvistis pauperem,
karitatis nunc mercedem reportate divites.'
Laeti dicent 'Quando, Christe, pauperem te vidimus?     
te, rex magne, vel egentem miserati fuimus?'
Magnus illis dicet judex 'Cum juvistis pauperes,
panem, domum, vestem dantes, me juvistis humilem.'
Nec tardabit a sinistris loqui justus arbiter
'In Gehennae maledicti flammas hinc discedite;
'Obsecrantem me audire despexistis mendicum,
nudo vestem non dedistis, neglexistis languidum.'
Peccatores dicent 'Christe, quando te vel pauperem,
te, rex magne, vel infirmum contemnentes sprevimus?'     
Quibus contra judex altus 'Mendicanti quamdiu
opem ferre neglexistis me sprevistis improbi.'

Translation(s): ENG

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  • ENG English (Andrew Stewart) , no title, copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2008-04-08.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:40
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Word count: 117

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