A Revised Text of the Poems of Vergil; with Notes and a Vergilian Dictionary
General Books, 2013 - 310 pages
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...be used instead of the teeth in breaking the heavy clods. 400, 401. Levandum fronde, must be relieved of (superfluous) foliage; must be well pruned.---401. In orbem, in a round or circle (kindred in form to in versum, in numerum), is joined by some with redit; by others, more corrcctlv, perhaps, with actue; carried on or pursued In routine. 402, In sej never deviating from the fixed order of work and care that it Dringe round. Annus. The year especially of the farmer. 406. Belictam, Stripped of fruit and leaves; naked. 407. Attondens fingit. He cuts off some of the " caues " entire, and shortens-in others, and thus brings the vine into the best Stone-pine, form for the fruitage of the next year.----408. Primus i as compared with your neighbors; "be the first to burn," etc. Devecta cromato i. ., devehito et cremato. See on Ge. I, 285. If you do not dispose of the prunings and rubbish early, and when you have'leisure for it, you will be obliged to take more valuable time bv-and-by. 409. Vallo, These must not be left exposed to decay more rapidly than is necessary. 410. Postremos. By too early gathering you will damage the wine.---410, 411, Bis, bis. The rapid growth of the foliage of tho vine umbra, perhaps, also, of the supporting trce)t and that of the grass and weeds, require pruning and " weeding" twice in tho season; once when the clusters are "setting, ' and again when they are ripening.-----411. Begetem, the vineyard. 412. Laudato, etc Be contented to admire the extensive landed estates of others, and, at the samo time, for yourself, feel that vou are better off in possessing a very limited amount of land. 413-415. Bund, harnndo, Balicti. Perhaps all were used for tying up the vines, ...
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