Selections from Vergil, ed. with notes and vocabulary by E.S. Shuckburgh

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Page 84 - In the most high and palmy state of Rome, A little ere the mightiest Julius fell, The graves stood tenantless, and the sheeted dead Did squeak and gibber in the Roman streets...
Page xiv - Musae, paulo maiora canamus ! non omnes arbusta iuvant humilesque myricae ; si canimus silvas, silvae sint consule dignae. ultima Cumaei venit iam carminis aetas ; magnus ab integro saeclorum nascitur ordo. iam redit et Virgo, redeunt Saturnia regna ; iam nova progenies caelo demittitur alto.
Page 12 - Felix, qui potuit rerum cognoscere causas, Atque metus omnes et inexorabile fatum Subiecit pedibus strepitumque Acherontis avari.
Page 76 - Lycidas? For neither were ye playing on the steep, Where your old bards, the famous Druids, lie; Nor on the shaggy top of Mona high, Nor yet where Deva spreads her wizard stream: Ay me! I fondly dream! Had ye been there, for what could that have done?
Page 12 - Musae, 475 quarum sacra fero ingenti percussus amore, accipiant caelique vias et sidera monstrent, defectus solis varios lunaeque labores; unde tremor terris, qua vi maria alta tumescant obicibus ruptis rursusque in se ipsa residant, 480 quid tantum Oceano properent se tingere soles hiberni, vel quae tardis mora noctibus obstet.
Page 28 - ... bis medium amplexi, bis collo squamea circum terga dati, superant capite et cervicibus altis.
Page xv - Saturnia regna; iam nova progenies caelo demittitur alto . tu modo nascenti puero , quo ferrea primum desinet ac toto surget gens aurea mundo , casta fave Lucina; tuus iam regnat Apollo.
Page 9 - ... rapit immensos orbis per humum neque tanto squameus in spiram tractu se colligit anguis. adde tot egregias urbes operumque laborem, 155 tot congesta manu praeruptis oppida saxis fluminaque antiquos subterlabentia muros. an mare, quod supra, memorem, quodque adluit infra?
Page 41 - Continuo auditae voces, vagitus et ingens, Infantumque animae flentes in limine primo, Quos dulcis vitae exsortes et ab ubere raptos Abstulit atra dies et funere mersit acerbo.
Page 27 - Achivi 45 aut haec in nostros fabricata est machina muros inspectura domos venturaque desuper urbi, aut aliquis latet error: equo ne credite, Teucri: quidquid id est, timeo Danaos et dona ferentes.

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