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ARGUMENT.

ÆNEAS CONTINUES THE STORY OF HIS ADVENTURES,

IN DIDO'S PRESENCE, AT CARTHAGE.

VERSES.

1–71. “ After the fall of Troy we sailed away to

found a new city in Thrace, but a

ghostly warning made us re-embark. 72—146 “We then visited the Delian Oracle ; mis

understanding its utterance, we made for

Crete, where misfortune soon befel us. 147—293. “A dream convinced me that Italy is our

destined home; thither we steered, but a storm drove us along the W. coast

of Greece as far as Buthrotus. 294-505. “There we found Andromache, and

Helenus, who foretold our troubles

and final arrival in W. Italy. 506—715. « Once more we sailed for Italy, but in

trying to double the W. cape of Sicily we were driven by stress of weather to

Carthaginian shores.” 716-8. Here ends the narrative of Æneas.

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