Saturday, September 14, 2019


License to Jest

[Lucian], Love Affairs 53 (tr. M.D. Macleod):
Nothing said on a festive day is unseemly, and any jesting, even if carried to excess, is thought in keeping with the holiday spirit.

οὐδὲν γὰρ ἀπρεπὲς ἐν ἑορτῇ λέγεσθαι, πᾶς δὲ γέλως, κἂν περίεργος ᾖ, πανηγυρίζειν δοκεῖ.

<< Home
Newer›  ‹Older

This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?