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Prudentes vino abstinent.

The wise abstain from wine.


Quid me vexatis, rami? sum Palladis arbor[1]:
Auferte hinc botros; virgo fugit Bromium[2].

Branching vine, why do you trouble me? I am the tree of Pallas. Take your grapes away - this maiden shrinks from Bromius.


1. ‘the tree of Pallas’, i.e. the olive tree; see [A21a023]. Vines were often trained up trees for support; cf. [A21a160].

2. Bromius was a name for Bacchus, god of wine.

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