For your reading pleasure, here is a fable with macrons:
Aegrōtus lectō dēcumbebat Mīlvus, iam fermē moriens. Mātrem ōrat precātum īre deōs, multa prōmittens, sī redīre ad salūtem licēret. Māter autem respondēbat nil opis spērandum ā diīs, quōrum sacra et āras rapīnīs tōties violāsset.
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Segmented version of the Latin text for easy reading.
: Simplified version of the Latin text for pre-reading.
English translation available here, plus the original Latin moral.
: Flashcards, with macrons, at Quia.com
: Crossword puzzle based on vocabulary for this fable.
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Digital facsimile of page from Barlow's 1687 publication.
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