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For , striking the oak . However , do kindly tell me , Tityrus , who this god of yours
is . T. That city which they call Rome I thought , Melibus , was like this of ours ,
where we shepherds are in the habit of weaning and driving our young lambs .
Tell me , will there ever be a day when I shall gaze wonderingly , after long years
, on my native fields , and the turfheaped roof of my homely cottage , surveying
my old domains , then , perhaps , a few ears of corn ? 18. a , lawless soldier to bé
... you had better set about plaiting out some work for needful occasions with
twigs or pliant rushes . You will find another Alexis , though the present one may
scorn you . ' ECLOGUE III . PALÆMON . M. Tell me , Damoetas 6 THE
M. Tell me , Damoetas , whose cattle ? Melibeus's ? D. No ; but Ægon's . They
were just now handed over to me by Ægon . M. Poor creatures , always unlucky !
He is courting Neæra , all afraid that she will be preferring me to him , while his ...
D. Tell me in what country — and you shall be my grand Apollo — the horizon is
no broader than three ells across . M. Tell me in what country flowers grow with
the names of kings written on them , and have Phyllis all to yourself . P. I am not ...
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