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... Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough. Ille ego , qui quondam gracili modulatus
avena Carmen , et egressus silvis vicina coëgi Ut quamvis avido parerent arva
colono , Gratum opus agricolis : at nunc horrentia Martis . THE EPIC OF ĆNEAS .
Vol. I. Containing the Pastoral Poems and Six Books of the Ćneid Virgil Joseph
Henry Allen, William Francis Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough. THE EPIC OF
ĆNEAS . THE ĆNEID has stood , for many centuries , as a model of Epic Poetry .
Among the various and conflicting traditions , there was a story that Ćneas , after
escaping from the sack of Troy , had taken refuge in Italy . How old this tradition
was , and whence it was derived , is uncertain . It is not found in Homer or the ...
THE wrath of Juno , jealous for the glory of Carthage , compels the long
wanderings of Ćneas , and detains the Trojan exiles from destined Italy ( vv . 1-
33 ) . She beholds them glad on their voyage , and solicits Ćolus , god of winds ,
165 fronte sub adversa scopulis pendentibus antrum , intus aquae dulces
vivoque sedilia saxo , nympharum domus : hic fessas non vincula navis ulla
tenent , unco non alligat ancora morsu . huc septem Aeneas collectis navibus
omni ex ...
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