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" Haec ubi dicta dedit, lacrimantem et multa volentem 790 dicere deseruit, tenuesque recessit in auras. Ter conatus ibi collo dare bracchia circum ; ter frustra comprensa manus effugit imago, par levibus ventis volucrique simillima somno. "
L'Énéide, - Page 94
by Virgil - 1804 - 350 pages
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Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics that Can Qualify as a Science

Immanuel Kant - Philosophy - 1986 - 255 pages
...here the result very frequently deceives hope, and has also in this case escaped our longing hands. "Ter frustra comprensa manus effugit imago, Par levibus ventis volucrique simillima somno." — (ViRGiL.) [Thrice I tried to embrace and thrice it escaped me, the image. Airy and light as the...
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Rêves d'un visionnaire

Immanuel Kant - Philosophy - 2013 - 256 pages
...l'espérance, ce n'est que beaucoup trop fréquent, et il a cette fois encore échappé à nos mains avides : Ter frustra comprensa manus, effugit imago, Par levibus ventis volucrique simillima somno. VIRG. ». Le second est plus approprié à la nature de l'entendement humain et consiste à voir si...
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Purgatorio: Commentary

Dante Alighieri - Purgatory - 1991 - 850 pages
...where Aeneas meets with his father in the nether world: ter conatus ibi collo dare bracchia circum, ter frustra comprensa manus effugit imago, par levibus ventis volucrique simillima somno. Thrice there he strove to throw his arms about his neck; thrice the form, vainly clasped, fled from...
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The Poetry of Allusion: Virgil and Ovid in Dante's Commedia

Rachel Jacoff, Robert Ball - Poetry - 1991 - 333 pages
...the gesture's character and deeper meaning is its effect: Ter conatus ibi collo dare bracchia circum, ter frustra comprensa manus effugit imago, par levibus ventis volucrique simillima somno. (Aen. 6.700-702) Thrice there he strove to throw his arms about his neck; thrice the form, vainly clasped,...
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The Cambridge Companion to Virgil

Charles Martindale, Emeritus Professor of Latin Charles Martindale - History - 1997 - 370 pages
...subtrahe nostro.' sic memorans, largo fletu simul ora rigabat. ter conatus ibi collo dare bracchia circum ter frustra comprensa manus effugit imago par levibus ventis volucrique simillima somno. (Aen. 6. 697-702) 'O Father, give me your hand to hold, give it to me. Do not withdraw from my embrace.'...
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Reading Vergil's Aeneid: An Interpretive Guide

Christine G. Perkell - Literary Collections - 1999 - 353 pages
...volentem dicere deseruit, tenuisque recessit in auras. ter cognatus ibi collo dare bracchia circum; ter frustra comprensa manus effugit imago, par levibus ventis volucrique simillima somno." (2.790-94) "When she was done with words — I weeping and wanting to say so many things — she left...
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Die Ovid- und Vergil-Revision in tiberischer Zeit: Prolegomena

Otto Zwierlein - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 685 pages
...trahit3 . turn sic adfari et curas his demere dictis4 [ter conatus ibi collo dare bracchia circum: ter frustra comprensa manus effugit imago, par levibus ventis volucrique simillima somno.] (4,80) (4,81) (georg. 3,421) (2,383) ~ georg. 1,482 ~ 1,483 = 3,153 = 8,35 = 6,700 = 6,701 = 6,702...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 39

Stanley Wells - Drama - 2002 - 272 pages
...Virgil comments: sic memorans largo fletu simul ora rigabat, ter conatus ibi collo dare bracchia circum, ter frustra comprensa manus effugit imago, par levibus ventis volucrique simillima somno. (6.699-702) As he spoke his face grew wet with the stream of tears. Three times he tried to cast his...
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Verse und Sachen: kulturwissenschaftliche Interpretationen römischer Dichtung

Hubert Cancik, Richard Faber, Barbara von Reibnitz - Latin poetry - 2003 - 306 pages
...10), S. 46ff. 55 6,282-284; 893-899. Schatten (des Toten) und Traumbild sind in 6,701 f. verglichen: ter frustra comprensa manus effugit imago, / par levibus ventis volucrique simillima somno, Anchises ist ihm bereits im Traum erschienen: 4, 35 1 ff. 56 Serv. Aen. 6,893: vult autem intellegi...
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Eneida. Virgilio

Virgil - Education - 2006 - 299 pages
...volentem Dicere deseruit, tenuesque recessit in auras. Ter conatus ibi eolio daré bracchia circum; Ter frustra comprensa manus effugit imago, Par levibus ventis volucrique simillima somno. 795 Sic demum socios, consumpta nocte, reviso. « Atque hic ingentem comitum af fluxisse novorum Invenio...
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