Virgilii Carmina

Virgilii Carmina

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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. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...an expiatory offering, yet it was necessary to prevent its introduction into Troy as a second Palladium.--186. Coelo, dat. = ad caelum.--187. Ne--aut, refer to one idea, the possible introduction of the horse--neu to another consequent thereon.--188. Antiqua suit Nam, si vestra mamis violasset dona Minervae, Tum magnum exitium--quod di prius omen in ipsum Convertant!--Priami imperio Phrygibusque futurum: Sin manibus vestris vestram ascendisset in urbem, 192 Ultro Asiam magno Pelopea ad moenia bello Venturam, et nostros ea fata manere nepotes." 'Talibus insidiis perjurique arte Sinonis 195 Credita res; captique dolis lacrimisque coactis Quos neque Tydides, nee Larissaeus Achilles, Jion anni domuere decem, non mille carinae. 'Hic aliud majus miseris multoque tremendum Objicitur magis, atque improvida pectora turbat. 200 Laocobn, ductus Neptuno sorte sacerdos, Sollemnes taurum ingentem mactabat ad aras. Ecce autem gemini a Tenedo, tranquilla per alta--Horresco referens--immensis orbibus angues Incumbunt pelago, pariterque ad litora tendunt: 205 Pectora quorum inter fluctus arrecta jubaeque Sanguineae exsuperant undas: pars cetera pontuni Pone legit, sinuatque immensa volumine terga. Fit sonitus spumante salo. Jamque arva tenebant, Ardentesque oculos suffecti sanguine et igni, 210 reli9ione, 'according to the ancient rites observed in the temple of Minerva, whence the Palladium had been carried away.' The enormous machine being to remain before the city, these conservative rites could not be applied to it.--189. After nam there is implied some such idea as praedixit, involved in the previous jussit. Observe violasset, ascendisset; the contingency is spoken of as completed when looked forward to from a past time, otherwise violarit.--190....show more

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  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236488687
  • 9781236488688