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LIBER QUARTUS.

At regina gravi jam dudum saucia cura (1) Volnus alit venis, et cæco carpitur igni (TM). Multa viri virtus animo, multusque recursat (3) Gentis honos; hærent infixi pectore voltus, Verbaque, nec placidam membris dat cura quietem(4).

Postera Phoebea lustrabat lampade terras, Humentemque Aurora polo dimoverat umbram (), Quum sic unanimam adloquitur male sana sororem :

« Anna soror, quæ me suspensam insomnia terrent! Quis novus hic nostris successit sedibus hospes ! Quem sese ore ferens! quam forti pectore et armis! Credo equidem, nec vana fides, genus esse deorum. Degeneres animos timor arguit(). Heu! quibus ille Jactatus fatis!

bella exhausta canebat! Si mihi non animo fixum immotumque sederet (1), Ne cui me vinclo vellem sociare jugali,

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