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Sweet Philomela, cease,- Or here I sit,
"Let those love now, who never loved before; Let those who always loved, now love the more.”
Borboreates, who lies in the Pternoglyphus, a bacon
Prassophagus, an eater of Pternophagus, a bacon eater.
Pelusius, from mud. Pelobates, who walks in the dirt.
Prassæus, called from garlic. Craugasides, from croaking.
Cnissodioctes, one who follows the steam of kitchens. Sitophagus, an eater of wheat. Meridarpax, one who plunders his share.
BATTLE OF THE FROGS AND MICE, ETC.
To fill my rising song with sacred fire,
And waged dire combats with the croaking race.
Once on a time, fatigued and out of breath,