<html> <head> <title> From Latin </title> </head> <body> <body bgcolor = #f2f2f2 text = #0040b0 link = #808000> <P ALIGN=RIGHT> <a href="../index.html"> <= 0 >A=>2=CN AB@0=8FC </a> </P> <table width=100%><TR><TD width=20%></TD><TD> <P ><FONT SIZE = 5> <B> Attributed to Gregory the Great <BR><BR> </B> </FONT> <A NAME="10"> <P><FONT SIZE = 4> LUCIS CREATOR OPTIMAE </FONT> </P> Lucis Creator Optimae<BR> Lucem dierum proferens,<BR> Primordiis lucis novae,<BR> Mundi parans originem.<BR> <BR> Qui mane uinctum vesperi<BR> Diem vocari praecipis:<BR> Tetru chaos illabitur,<BR> Audi preces cum fletibus.<BR> <BR> Ne mens gravata crimine,<BR> Vitae sit exsul munere,<BR> Dum nil perenne cogitat,<BR> Sesque culpis illigat.<BR> <BR> Caeleste pulset ostium,<BR> Vitale tollat praemium:<BR> Vitemus omne noxium,<BR> Purgemus omne pessimum.<BR> <BR> Praesta, Pater piisime,<BR> Patrique compar Unice,<BR> Cum Spiritu Paraclito<BR> Regnans per omne saeculum.<BR> <BR> <a href="latin.html"> <= 5@=CBLAO : ?5@52>4C </a> <BR><BR><BR> </P> </TD></TR></TABLE> <a href="../index.html"> <= 0 >A=>2=CN AB@0=8FC </a> </body> </html>