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Long afterward, Oedipus, old and blinded, walked the Roads.
He smelled a familiar smell.
It was the Sphinx.
Oedipus said, “I want to ask one question.
Why didn’t I recognize my mother?”
“You gave the wrong answer,” said the Sphinx.
“But that was what made everything possible,” said Oedipus.
“No,” she said. When I asked, what walks on four legs in the morning,
Two at noon and three in the evening, you answered,
You didn’t say anything about woman.”
“When you say Man,” said Oedipus,
“You include women too.
Everyone knows that.”
She said, “That’s what you think.”
Sibi quisque ruri metit.
"Each one reaps on their own farm."
~Plautus, Mostellaria, Act. III, Scene 2, line 799
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Your Latin Club Officers
Congratulations to our officers for the 2020-2021 school year:
President - Natalie Cuba
First Vice President - Faith McCrossin
Second Vice President - Josie Van Rooy
Secretary/Treasurer - Autumn Crawford
Parliamentarian - Amber Crawford
Communications Coordinator - Caleb Short
Historian - Megan Kreck
Fortuna fortibus favet ~ "Fortune favors the brave"
The Latin motto of the Riverbend HS Latin Club
This page has been created and is maintained by Mark A. Keith for the Latin program at Riverbend High School in Fredericksburg, VA. The content is solely the responsibility of the website editor and does not imply promotion, sponsorship, or endorsement by Riverbend High School or Spotsylvania County Public Schools.
Created: 26 February 2013; Updated: 25 October 2020