Strange That The Godless Prosper
Strange is it that the godless, who have sprung
From evil-doers, should fare prosperously,
good men, born of noble stock, should be
By adverse fortune vexed. It was ill done
For the gods thus to order lives of men.
What ought to be is this, that godly souls
Should from the gods gain some clear recompense
unjust pay some clear
So none would prosper who are
base of soul.