Vulnus alit Venis, et caeco carpitur igni.2
Alo, alere, alui, alitum, to nourish. Vulnus, a Wound or Hurt.
Carpo, carpere, carpsi, carptum, to waste away. Carpor to be [troubled?]. Carpitur, is consumed, wasted.
He nourishes a Wound in his Veins, and is consumed with a blind hidden fire.—Warner,
Fessenden, Clark, Cranch, Quincy.3
All of them [cherished?]
by their incessant Thinking, the Wound in their Hearts, and all consume, with a hidden