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We now have a collection of easy-
Our founder, WHD Rouse, published a collection of songs in Greek and Latin which he called 'Chanties.' The Latin part of his book is now available here. A sample:
Jack and Jill in Latin
W.H.D. Rouse, Chanties in Greek and Latin, 2nd ed. (1930):
Gellia atque Gellius
viam petunt in Alpes.
urceos manu tenent
aqua nova replendos.
ecce Gellius prior
cadit caputque frangit,
quem secuta Gelliast
subinde se revertens.
mater ut videt malum
silens utrumque curat.
namque uterque vapulat
bibitque uterque acetum.
A more or less literal translation:
Jill and Jack make their way into the Alps. In their hands they hold pails to be filled with fresh water. Behold, Jack falls first and breaks his head. Jill follows him, tumbling herself right after. When their mother sees the trouble, without a word she takes care of both of them. For both get a whipping and both drink vinegar.