Monday, November 23, 2015
Words to Live By
Now let's delight in drink and fine talk.The same (tr. M.L. West):
What will happen afterwards is up to the gods.
For now, let's talk of good things, drink, enjoy ourselves:The Greek:
what comes afterwards is the gods' affair.
νῦν μὲν πίνοντες τερπώμεθα, καλὰ λέγοντες·
ἅσσα δ᾿ ἔπειτ᾿ ἔσται, ταῦτα θεοῖσι μέλει.