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THESE ten short pieces , the earliest authentic works of Virgil , treat of pastoral
subjects , the loves and songs of herdsmen ( Bovkóhor ) , and hence are called
BUCOLICS . They were published under the title of ECLOGUES ( ékoyai ...
Vol. I. Containing the Pastoral Poems and Six Books of the Ćneid Virgil Joseph
Henry Allen, William Francis Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough. ECLOGUE III .
This eclogue represents ( after Theocritus , Idyl iv . and v . ) the rivalry in song of ...
Menalcas , who is here referred to as an adept in song , is Virgil himself . The
quotations of verse interspersed are mostly free translations of passages in
Theocritus . LYCIDAS . MERIS . IO Q UO te , Moeri , pedes ? an , quo via ducit , in
... for Ćneas ( 643–722 ) . The night passes in feasting and song , when Dido
requests of Ćneas the connected story of his wanderings ( 723–756 ) . IO ĀRMĂ
virūmquě căno , Trojāe qui primus ābļārīs ītălţām 36 [ ĆNEID . The Epic of
Musam , the muse , or goddess ( patron saint ) of song , used for song itself . The
pastoral muse belonged especially to Sicily ( iv . I ) . - meditaris , practise (
uedetây ) . 3. nos , emphatic by being expressed at all ; here , also , by its position
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