Saturday, March 12, 2011

Boothby: Hercules and the Carter.

His cart bemir'd, a Carter pray'd
To Hercules to come and aid.
"Up!" says the God, "thou lazy dog,
And lift the axle from the bog;
Think'st thou Gods nothing have to do
But listen to such knaves as you?"

Source: Boothby - Avianus 11.

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