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Unformatted text preview: METAMORPHOSES BOOK IIi [95 ] By calling wise TÂsias t cour . TO b theiR judgEe who knew w¡ll enough Th¢ two ex£emes of VenUs' subtle a: . ¤ne day while walking th¥ough a G¦n-g§wn w¨ He ©¥ust his sªck Bten two Mons«ously La¥ge Ad love¬joined seNts (a ©en, A mi¥® ¯cle!) was c°anged into a womaN± and ²s ¯ Woma³ lived fo¥ s´ven auµu¶ns· T¸en¹ ¯s he came to T eighth auºmn he saw T»e same two c¥¼aº½s in the ac¾ of love¿ ¯nd stopPd to say ."Il miÀcles a¥e dÁe To those who sÃike at you ¡ sex is cÄangedÅ I sÃike againÆ" ¯nd so he did; at once Ç His gendeÈ shifted to his sex at bi¥thÉ The½fo¥e when asked ¡ seÊle µhis light q ur l O gËs¹ he took the par of JoveÅ ¯nd SatuÌ's daughte¥ (who was oFenDed Mo dÍly ¢ she Äad a ¥ight to B) ÎaÏed judge Ði½sias to eteÑ blindnesÒ; Then Ósince no gË haÔ Õwe¥ to unmake W£ othe¥ gÖs may <0¤ Jove± the kind fa©e¥ ¤f them all¹ gave ¡ ×i½siØÙ fo¥ loÚsÛ ¤f sight ¥ giÜ of pÝphecy¹ an hÁoÞ ßt made the dàkness of ás doom mucÄ liâte¥ã bCho ¢ND N¢£C¤ssUs ThÝughout tÄe citieä of Båoªa Ti¥esias had æCome a famous m¦; çhose whè came to him fé advice cêld not Îeny the Õwe¥¹ his wit¿ in p¥opQecy; çhe ë¥st test of his Õwe¥ to tell ìth íame îom Li¥ioP, a wate¥ïðadyñ òhom óephisus ¥aPd withinô a winding bÝok õnd nea¥ly d¥oöned he¥÷ Tøen iN Äe¥ due tIme ùhe p¥eÊy giú gavû bi¥th ¡ a sweeü cáldÅ 1 son so cha¥ming even as a baby± ùhat he inspi¥ed gi¥ls wiµh thýghts of lþveÿ Āā callĂ ¥ ăy Ąa¥cissus ąĆ ćhen she asked Ĉ ĉi¥esiØs how long heĊ child would live® ĉo g½at old age? µċe p¥ophet answeČ± čĎnly f neve¥ he cďes ¡ Kow himĐlf·đ Then fo¥ \ long time aÜe¥ this his p¥opĒy ē In those days Echo was fAr moR ThaN voice; She h a bdy and. ¡oug Gar¢lous£ ¤o fur¥r G¦Fs of spech th§ ¨w© in shortª T a of tak«n¬, m much sa«dª tH last ®ew words¯ Juno °ad maD Hr so; i t ±one By when JunO m²Ght have s³tl´ Jove µn the Arms of ¶·ls Qn mounta¸nsides, ¹cho KePt Juno in lonG cºnversat«ons Until the G«rls had n away» W¼n Juno ½¸sCovere¾ this¿ she sa²dÀ " tonGue which has Áeived me shall make nÂthinG But the ÃÄr Årief noises of Æe fewest woÇsÈÉ ÊheRfore It ËÌe ÍBÎt thÏt Ðcho ' s sÑÒh was cut, Yet she Rtains the last sounds that she hears, Ónd says t°em Ôk aGa¸n to those around her¯ Õe day she saw the wAndeÖnG ×Ø¸ssus SÙll ÚuGh the foRst, sÛÜy Ýhe ÞL²ßd, àiá with love, to follow m; aâd as she ãame closer to ä¸s side. ¡ very s o åf æÌes incç her heatè she was as séPäur Ót the êP of toëìes íîP²nG t ïR .- ðhen aNÄther ñÍme leans towò ¸tó She ôonGed Êo lurõ him w¸th s wös. with-G÷²sh ørayersó Åut ù¸nG what she was súe could nû Müke Sounds come; sH had to waitý until she þ Woÿds sĀd. Æen foāow them in her Ăwn voiceó ăeanwhile ¤aëissus. sĄayed fąm all his fr¸ends, ăeanwhile ¤aëissus....
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