Eripuit caelo fulmen, mox sceptra tyrannis
He snatched the lightning from the heaven and then the scepters from the tyrants
Omnia conando docilis sollertia vicit
Ready cleverness has overcome all thing by destination.
Per varios, usus artem experientia fecit
Through different exercises, practice has brought skill
Quis caelum posset nisi calli munere nosse, et reperire deum nisi qui pars ipse deorum?
Who could know the heavens save by the gift of heaven, and find God unless he is himself part of the gods?