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THE FIRST BOOK OF

VIRGIL'S ÆNEID.

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The Analysis is Professor Conington's. P. VIRGILII MARONIS ÆNEIDOS

LIBER I.

ARMA virumque cano, Trojæ qui primus ab oris Of the hero

who founde Italiam, fato profugus, Laviniaque venit

the Trojan Litora. Multùm ille et terris jactatus et alto,

kingdom in

Italy. Vi superûm, sævæ memorem Junonis ob iram. Multa quoque et bello passus, dum conderet urbem, Inferretque Deos Latio : genus unde Latinum, 6 Albanique patres, atque altæ mænia Romæ. Musa, mihi causas memora, quo numine læso, Why did

Juno perseQuidve dolens, regina Deûm tot volvere casūs

cute him? Insignem pietate virum, tot adire labores, Impulerit. Tantæne animis cælestibus iræ ? Urbs antiqua fuit-Tyrii tenuere coloni

Because she

had heard Carthago, Italiam contra Tiberinaque longè

that her fa

vourite city, Ostia, dives opum, studiisque asperrima belli :

Carthage, Quam Juno fertur terris magis omnibus unam 15

was one day

to be crushed Posthabită coluisse Samo. Hic illius arma,

by a nation

of Trojan Hìc currus fuit : hoc regnum Dea gentibus esse,

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descent.

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