He towers 'mong men of other lands


Πέρροχος, ὡς ὄτ’ ἄοιδος ὀ Λέσβιος ἀλλοδάποισιν·

HE towers 'mong men of other lands, 
The Lesbian singer ; he commands 
Praise of the Dorian soldier-bands. 

He fathomed well what men require : 
He knew the pang of dumb desire ; 
Three strings he added to his lyre. 

Terpander, who from man hath ta'en 
Passion's unextricated pain, 
Forever o'er his race shall reign !