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... 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 , to overwhelm them with a ...
26. placidum ventis : the ancients seem to have supposed that certain winds
calmed the sea , — perhaps by ceasing to blow ( see Ćn . v . 763 ) . The sea -
beach might possibly afford a mirror for the giant Cyclops , but hardly for the
floribus apros ( a proverbial manner of speech ) , I have let - ah ! wretch ( perditus
) the scorching south - wind in upon my flowers , and the wild swine to my water -
springs . 60. quem fugis , i . e . is it a rustic you flee ? 61. Pallas , etc. , let Pallas ...
58. aspice , hark ! the breezes of windy murmur ( = breath of the murmuring wind
) have ceased . 59. adeo , just . - hinc by the same idiom as a parte dextra , & c .
60. Bianoris , the mythical founder of Mantua , fabled to be the son of the river ...
51. patriam , luctantes , indignantes , a lively personification of the Winds . —
austris , one of the most violent used for the whole . 52. Ćoliam , one of the Lipari
Islands , N. E. of Sicily . 54. vinclis , for vincůlis : so periclum , and many other
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