Eclogues and Georgics

Eclogues and Georgics

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...apfadov aarijp, Arat. Phaen. 94. Both the'rising and setting of Arcturus are attended with storms. Arcturus says (Plaut. Rud. Prol. 71), 'Vehemens sum exoriens, quom occido. vehementior.' 205. The Kids are two stars in the arm of the Charioteer (Xiirra fativovrai lpnpoi Kopirbv Kara xctptic, Arat. Phaen. 166); they rise April 25th and Sept. 27th-2Qth. 'Pluvialibus Haedis' A. ix 668. 'Anguis, ' v. 244, near the North Pole. 206. 'As useful to the husbandman as to the sailor, ' who first gave attention to the stars, v. 137. With the language comp. A. vi 335. 'Vectis' raises a difficulty, as the sailors have not returned home. The words may mean 'whose way home lies over stormy waters, ' stress being laid on 'ventosa per aequora, ' and the participle perhaps implying that they have sailed home ere now, and so that sailing is their calling. It may be simpler to say that 'vectis' =' euntibus;' the use of the past for the pres. part. of deponent or semideponent verbs is not uncommon, Madv. 431 b.; see below vv. 293, 339, A. v 708, and possibly v1 335. 207. 'Ostriferi... Abydi: ' 'Ostrea plurima Abydi, ' Enn. Hedyph. 2. 'Ora Hellespontia, ceteris ostreosior oris, ' 4. 208. 'Libra;' see v. 33. 'Die, ' the reading of Serv. here and A. 1 470 and most MSS., is acknowledged by Priscian, Donatus, and Probus as an old form of the genitive, was accepted by Caesar de Anal. and occurs fairly often: see Georges, Wortformen. Rom. and a late correction in Med. give 'diei, ' which may be meant for 'dii, ' a foVm introduced by some editors in A. 1 636 (note). Charisius, p. 126, 32 K, quotes the line with 'die, ' but seems to mention a variant' dii' (genitive). Gellius (1x 14) says in a copy reputed to be Virg.'s own the reading was 'dies, ' which he paralshow more

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