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

Est domus in terris, clara quae voce...
Language: Latin 
Est domus in terris, clara quae voce resultat. 
Ipsa domus resonat, tacitus sed non sonat hospes. 
Ambo tamen currunt, hospes simul et domus una.

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River and Fish
Language: English  after the Latin 
Sweet purlings in an earth-walled inn resound
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