Virgil with an English Translation

Virgil with an English Translation

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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. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ... all the Volscians turned their eager eyes and minds upon the queen. She herself, neither of air, nor of sound, nor of weapon coming from the sky recked aught, till the spear, borne home, beneath the bare breast found lodging, and, driven deep, drank her maiden blood. In alarcn, her comrades hurry around her, and catch their falling queen. Startled above all, Arruns flees in mingled joy and fear, and no more dares he to trust his lance, or to meet the maiden's weapons. And lo! even as the wolf, when he has slain a shepherd or a great steer, ere hostile darts can pursue 1 In the ancient rites on Mount Soracte, the worshippeis walked three times through a pine-fire, carrying otferings to the god. Cf. Pliny, N-.it. Hut. vn. % 19. continuo in montis sese avius abdidit altos 810 occiso pastore lupus magnove iuvenco, conscius audacis facti, caudamque remulcens subiecit pavitantem utero silvasque petivit: haud secus ex oculis se turbidus abstulit Arruns contentusque fuga mediis se immiscuit armis. 815 illa manu moriens telum trahit, ossa sed inter ferreus ad costas alto stat volnere mucro. labitur exsanguislabuntur frigida leto lumina, purpureus quondam color ora reliquit.'+ tum sic exspirans Accam, ex aequalibus uriam, 820 adloquitur, fida ante alias quae sola Camillae, quicum partiri curas, atque haec ita fatur: "hactenus, Acca soror, potui; nunc volnus acerbum conficit et tenebris nigrescunt omnia circum. efluge et haec Turno mandata novissima perfer: 825 succedat pugnae Troianosque arceat urbe. iamque vale." simul his dictis linquebat habenas, ad terram non sponte fluens. tum frigida toto paulatim exsolvit se corpore lentaque colla et captum Leto posuit caput, arma relinquens, 830 vitaque cum gemitu fugit indignata sub umbras. tum...show more

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  • Paperback | 154 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236845862
  • 9781236845863