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" Talibus orabat dictis, arasque tenebat, Cum sic orsa loqui vates : 'Sate sanguine divom, 125 Tros Anchisiada, facilis descensus Averno; Noctes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis; Sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hie labor est. "
P. Virgilii Maronis Æneis. Virgil's Æneid, with Engl. notes by H. Young - Page 97
by Publius Vergilius Maro - 1878
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Eneida

Publio Virgilio Marón - Education - 2006 - 598 pages
...summo. Talibus orabat dictis arasque tenebat, 125 Cum sic orsa loqui vates : « Sate sanguine divum, Tros Anchisiade, facilis descensus Averno : Noctes...evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hie labor est. Pauci, quos aequus amavit 130 Juppiter aut ardens evexit ad aethera virtus, Dis geniti potuere. Tenent media omnia...
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Dante: The Poet, the Political Thinker, the Man

Barbara Reynolds - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 466 pages
...himself. The Sibyl's words are immediately preceded by a prophecy of the task that awaits Aeneas: . . . facilis descensus Averno; noctes atque dies patet...superasque evadere ad auras, hoc opus, hie labor est ... . . . easy is the descent to Avernus; night and day the doors of gloomy Dis stand of en; but to...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
...foaming with much blood. Aeneid bk. 6, 1. 86 8 Facilis descensus Avemo: Nodes atque dies patet atri ianua d R. Shapiro the woods! "Le Cor" (1826) open; but to retrace one's steps and to make a way out to the upper air,...
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Sir Gawain and the Classical Tradition: Essays on the Ancient Antecedents

E.L. Risden - History - 2006 - 223 pages
...picture of the netherworld is evocative of Vergil's description of hell: ...facilis descensus Averno: sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras. hoc opus, hie labor est... ...tenent media omnia silvae, Cocytosque sinu labens circumvenit atro [Aeneid. 6.126-32]. Further,...
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The Art of Pliny's Letters: A Poetics of Allusion in the Private Correspondence

Ilaria Marchesi - History - 2008
...(Aen. 6.129) that we have analyzed in Chapter i with its ending: Noctes atque dies patet atri ianua Ditis; sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, hoc opus, hie labor est. Pauci, quos aequus amavit luppiter aut ardens evexit ad aethera virtus, dis geniti potuere. (Aen. 6.127—31) Day...
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