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But I found her carrying her head as high among all other cities as cypresses do
among your bending hedgerow trees . M. And what was the mighty reason of
your visiting Rome ? T. Freedom , which cast an eye on me in my laziness , late
as it ...
It is the time when every field and every tree is yielding its fruit ; the time when the
woods are in leaf , and the year is at its loveliest . Begin , Damætas ; you follow
him , Menalcas You shall sing by turns ; singing by turns is what the Muses love .
D. The bane of the folds is the wolf , of the ripe crops the rain , of the trees the
sirocco - mine is Amaryllis's storms of passion . M. The joy of the young corn is
moisture , of weaned kids the arbute , of breeding cattle the limber willow - mine
... the tigers of Armenia to the car ; : Daphnis , that showed how to bring on
companies of Bacchanals , and twine quiver : ing spear - shafts with soft foliage .
As the vine is the glory of the trees it clasps , as the grapes of the 14 THE
the trees it clasps , as the grapes of the vine , as the bull of the herd , as the
standing corn of the fruitful field , thou and thou alone art the glory of those who
love thee . Since the Fates have swept her off , Pales has taken her leave of the
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