Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, ODES III, 22, UPON DIANA, by QUINTUS HORATIUS FLACCUS

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ODES III, 22, UPON DIANA, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: Gentle diana, goddess bright
Last Line: The blood of swine.
Alternate Author Name(s): Horace
Subject(s): Diana (goddess)

GENTLE Diana, Goddess bright,
Who midwiv'st infants into light,
The mountain's Deity tripartite,
And Queen of Night,
To thee I consecrate my Pine,
Henceforth it shall be ever thine,
Yearly I'll offer at this shrine
The blood of swine.

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