Who are these coming to the sacrifice? To what green altar, O mysterious priest, Lead’st thou that heifer lowing at the skies, And all her silken flanks with garlands drest?
Who, coming, sacrifice, what, green, altar, mysterious, priest, lowing
He said: ‘Do you ask how to recover your bees? Kill a heifer and bury its carcase in the earth, Buried it will produce what you ask of me.’ The shepherd obeyed: the beast’s putrid corpse Swarmed: one life destroyed created thousands.
you, ask, recover, bees, Kill, bury, carcase, earth, Buried
Who finds the heifer dead and bleeding fresh And sees fast by a butcher with an axe, But will suspect 'twas he that made the slaughter?
Who, finds, dead, bleeding, fresh, sees, fast, butcher, axe