Georgics

Georgics

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...125, 2. 50) is the regular term for breaking up land with the plough or spade. fricat arbore. So Aristotle, Hist. Am'm., 6. 17, says of wild boars, 1ro1oilv-res-rd 6eppa u' s 1raxri-ra-rov, 1rp1's-rd 6tvfipn 6lcvrpiBo1/-res. 257. The first atque connects durat with the preceding sentence. This is better than making atque... atque=et... et, and reading umerosque. (See Various Readings.) hinc atque illinc, 'on all sides, ' i. e. by wallowing in the mud. ad, for protection 'against '; lit. 'with regard to.' 258. quid iuvenis, sc. farit or similar verb. Cp. l. 264, 265. The allusion is of course to the story of Leander and Hero, but it is introduced, as is shown by the tense of the verbs, by way of a general illustration of the power of love. 259. abruptis procellis. ' by the burst of the storm, ' the passive participle being used in a middle (deponent) sense, to supply the want of an active past participle. Cp. ' rupto turbine, ' A. 2. 416. 261. porta caeli. The sky is regarded as ove's palace, which opens its gates to let out the thunder. Homer, ll. 5. 749, represents the ' gates of heaven, ' 1ni)u: u ofipavofi, as built of clouds and guarded by the Hours, who open or shut them. reelamant, not simply ' rebellow, ' but conveying the same idea as revocare, as if the very waters roared against his rash enterprise. C. quotes By-ron's Bride if Abydos, 'Though rising gale and breaking foam, And shrieking sea-birds warned him home.' 262, 263. miseri parentes, &c., i.e. regard for his parents' distress or for the fate to which the loss of her lover will doom the maiden. super is better taken as an adverb= ' after...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236941551
  • 9781236941558