The Wizard of Oz

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Oh Glinda, could you perhaps..

Send you home to Aunt Em?


Ō Glinda, potuerīs forsitan...

...tē ad māterteram Emmam remittere?

Ὦ Γλίνδα, τάχα ἂν...

...ἀναπέμψαιμί σε πρὸς τὴν θείαν Ἔμμαν;

Glinda, the good witch, smiled and said that all Dorothy needed was to click her silver shoes together and wish herself home!

Glinda bona sāga subrīdēns dīxit sōlum opus Dōrotheæ esse, calceāmentīs argenteīs cōnflīctīs, optāre sē domum īre.

Γλίδα δ' ἡ ἀγαθὴ γοῆτις μειδιῶσα εἶπεν ὅτι μόνον δέοι Δωροθέαν συγκρούσασαν τὰ ἀργυρᾶ ὑποδήματα βούλεσθαι οἴκαδε ἐλθεῖν.

And now because I know you’re in a hurry…

Nunc autem cum tē festīnāre sciam...

Νῦν δ' εἰδυῖά σ' ἐπειγομένην...

Then Glinda arose and kissed Dorothy good-bye. She said that the silver shoes would only need three steps to take her home to Kansas.

Tum autem Glinda surgēns Dōrotheam abitūram ōsculāta est. Dīxitque sōlum opus esse calceāmenta argentea prōgredī trēs gradūs ut eam in Kansiam referrent.

Τότε δὲ Γλίνδα ἀναστᾶσα ἐφίλησε Δωροθέαν ἀπιοῦσαν. Καὶ ἔφη μόνον δεῖν τὰ ἀργυρᾶ ὑποδήματα προβαίνειν τρία βήματα ὥστε ἀναφέρειν αὐτὴν εἰς τὴν Κανσίαν.

Please take me back to aunt Em!

Amābō, referte mē ad māterteram Emmam!

Δέομαι ὑμῶν [ῡ], ἀνενέγκατέ με πρὸς τὴν θείαν Ἔμμαν.

So Dorothy clicked the silver shoes together three times, and made her wish, holding little Toto tightly.

Ideō Dōrothea, calceāmentīs argenteīs ter cōnflīctīs, Totēllum amplectēns, ōrāvit.

Δωροθέα οὖν τρὶς συγκρούσασα τὰ ἀργυρᾶ ὑποδήματα καὶ λαβομένη Τωτίσκου, ηὔξατο.

And as quickly as one could take three fast steps, she and Toto were rolling on the grass of the Kansas prairie, not far from Aunt Em’s new house.

Et tam cito quam quis prōgredī celerēs gradūs trēs possit, illa Tōtusque super herbam campōrum Kansiæ volvēbantur, nōn longē ā novā māterteræ Emmæ domū.

Καὶ οὕτω ταχέως ὥς τις προβαίνοι ἂν ὀξέα βήματα τρία, ἐκείνη τε καὶ Τῶτος ἐπὶ τῆς τῶν τῆς Κανσίας ἀγρῶν ποᾶς ἐκυλινδοῦντο, οὐ μακρὰν ἀπὸ τοῦ καινοῦ οἴκου τῆς θείας Ἔμμης.

Dorothy, Dorothy! It’s really you!

Dōrothea, tū vērō, ō Dōrothea!

Δωροθέα, σὺ δή, ὦ Δωροθέα.

She got to her feet to see aunt Em and uncle Henry running toward her, and, oh! It felt wonderful to be home again!

Deinde surrēxit ut māterteram Emmam avunculumque Henrīcum ad sē currentēs vidēret. Enimvēro lætitiam cēpit reditū domum.

Ἔπειτα δ' ἀνέστη ὥστε ὁρᾶν τήν τε θείαν Ἔμμαν καὶ τὸν θεῖον Ἑνρῖκον πρὸς ἑαυτὴν τρέχοντε. Καὶ γάρ τοι ἥσθη ἐπὶ τοῦ ἐπιδημεῖν.

What do you think, Toto?

Quid tū sentīs, ō Tōte?

Τίνα γνώμην σὺ ἔχεις, ὦ Τῶτε;

But often in the weeks that followed Dorothy couldn’t help wondering if the wizard ever landed in Kansas or if, somehow, he got back safely to the land of Oz!

Sæpe autem tempore īnsequentī Dōrothea nōn potuit quīn sē rogāret utrum umquam magus ad Kansiam pervēnisset an quōdammodo ad terram Ozī salvus redīsset.

Πολλάκις δ'ἐν τῷ ἐπιόντι χρόνῳ Δωροθέα οὐχ οἵα τ' ἦν μὴ ἑαυτὴν ἐρωτᾶν πότερόν ποτε ὁ μάγος εἰς Κανσίαν ἀφίκοιτο ἤ πως εἰς τὴν γῆν Ὄζου σῶος ἐπανέλθοι.

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