by Caelius Firmianus Symphosius (flourished 4th - 5th century CE)
Translation © by Richard Wilbur (b. 1921)

Nos sumus, ad caelum quae scandimus alta...
Language: Latin 
Nos sumus, ad caelum quae scandimus alta petentes, 
Concordi fabrica quas unus continet ordo, 
Ut simul haerentes per nos nitantur ad auras.

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Stairs
Language: English  after the Latin 
Unequal in degree, alike in size
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