Symphosius Riddle 77: Rotae


Date: Sat 10 Sep 2022
Original text:

Quattuor aequales currunt ex arte sorores
Sic quasi certantes, cum sit labor omnibus unus;
Et prope sunt pariter nec se contingere possunt.


Four equal sisters run with skill
As if thus vying, though it be one work for all;
And they are equally close to one another, and they are not able to touch each other.

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This edition is based on Raymond T. Ohl, ed. The Enigmas of Symphosius. PhD dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, 1928.

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