Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Hic Situs Est Phaeton

Hic situs est Phaeton, currus auriga paterni,
Quem si non tenuit, magnis tamen excidit ausis.- Ovid

"Here lies Phaeton, the driver of his father's chariot, which if he
failed to manage, yet he fell in a great undertaking."

Proverbial expression from Bullfinch's Mythology

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