by Sappho (flourished c610-c580 BCE)
Translation by Henry Thornton Wharton (1846 - 1895)

Σκιδναμένασ ἐν στήθεσιν ὄργασ
Language: Aeolic Greek 
Available translation(s): FRE
Σκιδναμένασ ἐν στήθεσιν ὄργασ
μαψυλάκαν γλῶσσαν πεφυλάχθαι.

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When anger spreads through the breast
Language: English  after the Aeolic Greek 
When anger spreads through the breast,
guard thy tongue from barking idly.

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Text added to the website: 2012-02-23 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:47
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