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Pollio had taken part with Antony , and was displaced . Disputes of boundary - a
lawsuit , perhaps - exposed Virgil to the rage of the rude claimant , who chased
him , sword in hand ; he was even forced , it is said , to swim across the Mincius
Laomedon , father of Priam , had incensed the hero Hercules by withholding the
sacred horses , the promised reward for the rescue of his daughter , and was
slain by the hand of Telamon . The royal palace had become a seraglio , where ...
He seeks her in vain at his palace , which is now filled with the armed enemy ; but
she meets him in a vision and comforts him by assurance of her own deliverance
from hostile hands . At dawn , he finds a numerous company escaped from the ...
capellas , she - goats ( dimin . form , for the regular capra ) . — ipse , contrasted
with undique . 13. protenus , farther on : i . e . I cannot ( as usual ) find a shelter
near at hand . -æger , sick at heart . — duco , lead ( by a cord ) . 14. modo , just
-majora , greater than the loves and rivalries of shepherds . 2. myricæ , heather (
see Index ) , a plant sacred to Apollo , who was often represented with a sprig of it
in his hand . - arbusta , i . e . the simplest rural subjects . If the poem is rural at ...
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