Ἡ καλόν ἐστι βαδίζειν ὅπου λειμῶνες κομῶσιν, ὅπου λεπτὸς ἡδυτάτην ἀναπνεῖ Ζέφυρος αὔρην, κλῆμά τε Βάκχιον ἰδεῖν χὐπὸ τὰ πέταλα δῦναι ἁπαλὴν παῖδα κατέχων Κύπριν ὅλην πνέουσαν.
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- by Anacreon (c582BCE - c485BCE), appears in Odes, no. 41 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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- Also set in English, a translation by Thomas Moore (1779 - 1852) , "Ode XLI", appears in Odes of Anacreon, no. 41, first published 1800 [an adaptation] FRE ; composed by Alexander Campbell MacKenzie, Sir.
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- FRE French (Français) (Ernest Falconnet) , "Sur le printemps", first published 1847
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