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dia.—59. Partho.. Cydonia, (in Crete), this mixture of ornamental epithets is rather confused; the Romans dreaded the Parthian archery, Hor. Od. 11. xiii. 17, for which the Cretans were renowned among the Greeks, Ibid. iv. ix. 17. -61. Deus, i. e. Amor; so v. 64, illum is Amorem.-62. Hamadryades, "wood-nymphs." rursum, "on the contrary," read rursus since; -um only in elision; so G. ii. 78. concedite, "begone!" these two lines, 62-3, express the violent and sudden changes of purpose in one mad through love: in vs. 53-9, he had just resolved on a woodland life; in 60-1, he mocks his own purpose, and in these loathes what he had just liked.-65. nec, this conjunction couples to v. 67, a clause which in itself contains two minor clauses coupled by que... que.-67. liber-bri, “bark," hence, elsewhere, a book," as avera, i. 2, for a pipe.-68. versemus, "guide."
73. tantum, acc. cognate with crescit; so tantum fluere, G. ii. 100.-74. Quantum, applied to se subjicit = crescit, as tantum to crescit, v. 73.
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