Te propter nullos tellus tua postulat imbres, arida nec pluvio supplicat herba Iovi.
Because of thee thy Egypt never sues for showers, nor does the parched blade bow to Jove the Rain-giver. Bk. 1, no. 7, line 25 Of the River Nile. Variant translation: Because of you your land never pleads for showers, nor does its parched grass pray to Jupiter the Rain-giver.