'NEATH THIS TALL PINE
- 'EATH this
- That to the zephyr sways and murmurs low,
- Mayst thou recline,
- While near thee cooling waters flow.
- This flute of mine
- Shall pipe the softest song it knows to sing,
- And to thy charmèd eyelids sleep will bring.
POEMS BY PLATO
This English translation, by Lilla
Cabot Perry, of "'Neath this Tall Pine" is reprinted
from Greek Poets in English Verse. Ed. William Hyde Appleton.
Cambridge: The Riverside Press, 1893.