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Animula

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“Animula, vagula, blandula,

Hospes, comesque, corporis;

Quæ nunc abibis in loca,

Pallidula, rigida, nudula?”


The Emperor Hadrian to his Soul.


Sorry-lived, blithe-little, fluttering Sprite,

Comrade and guest in this body of clay,

Whither, ah! whither, departing in flight,

Rigid, half-naked, pale minion, away?


E.O.B.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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