The Shipwreck of Passion

lionofchaeronea:

Anthologia Palatina 5.11 (author and date
unknown)

If you save those perishing at sea,
O dear Cypris, save me too, for I
Am foundering and dying on dry land.

 Εἰ τοὺς ἐν πελάγει σῴζεις, Κύπρι, κἀμὲ τὸν ἐν γᾷ

   
ναυαγόν, φιλίη, σῶσον
ἀπολλύμενον.

Storm with a Shipwreck, Claude-Joseph Vernet, 1754