Stephen Foster in Latin

Heu! procul a Suani rivis,
qui me trahunt,
illuc revertitur cor meum,
ibi parentes sunt.

Chorus:
Totus orbis tristis, gentes,
ubicumque sum!
O quam defessus fio, gentes,
memor parentium!

Slightly altered from the original translation of the New York Latin Club, 1915.

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