Thursday, November 17, 2005



Greek Anthology 10.108 (tr. W.R. Paton):

Zeus the king, give us good things whether we pray for them or not, and keep evil things away from us even if we pray for them.

Ζεῦ βασιλεῦ, τὰ μὲν ἐσθλὰ καὶ εὐχομένοις καὶ ἀνεύκτοις
ἄμμι δίδου· τὰ δὲ λυγρὰ καὶ εὐχομένων ἀπερύκοις.

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