Non omnes vagantes deerrant

By JaimeB, in 'Latin Mottoes', Nov 9, 2010.

  1. JaimeB Civis Illustris

    • Civis Illustris
    San Francisco, CA
    Non omnes vagantes deerant. "Not all who wander are lost."

    —J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings

    The full verse:

    “All that is gold does not glitter,
    "Not all those who wander are lost;
    "The old that is strong does not wither,
    "Deep roots are not reached by the frost.
    "From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
    "A light from the shadows shall spring;
    "Renenwed shall be blade that was broken,
    "The crownless again shall be king.”

    Non omne aurum coruscat,
    Non omnes vagantes deerrant;
    Vetera fortia non marcescent,
    Radices profundae gelu non attinguntur.
    Ex cineribus ignis excitabitur,
    Ex tenebris saliet lux;
    Lamina fracta reficietur,
    Ille sine corona iterum rex erit.

    Umm, is that right? I found a translation online and tried to improve it...
  2. Matthaeus Vemortuicida strenuus

    • Civis Illustris
    I think that should be ex cineribus.
  3. JaimeB Civis Illustris

    • Civis Illustris
    San Francisco, CA
    Done! Thanks. I should have checked the declension.

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