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Devastates with fire thy yellow fields ;
Nor long did Mars' chivalrous offspring,
The pillar of the distressed city, resist

The Latin arms.

XVI.
Thusm a populace devoted” to treasures
Unlearns Wars ; luxury weighs-down arms ;
Rustic4 youthfights more bravely, nor will it

Yield to the foe.

EXERCISE XIX.
AD AugustUM.

Lay-aside thy cares foro the world,
Prince of princes, pillar of Rome;
AllowP the Parthian bands in

Strife to glow.

II.

Let' wars bellow on the hoary deep,
When the breeze raisesstormy mountains (of waters):
When rocks groan, and Gibraltar, is-dashed

By the refluent tide.

III.
Empires re-echo with (thy) Rhætian triumphs :
Rumour flying in her gilded car
Sends-down joyous omens to the

Justly-reposingt lands.

lj. e. Hannibal. m Scilicet.

4 Sine, with subjunct.

Operatus.
Struo. Calpe.

Super, abl. P Mitte.

• Benè feriatus.

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The foe, victim of righteous rage, has fallen,
The foe who-ruled the wintry shore,
Where the lofty Alps are curved with

Crowned towers.

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Where vales? watered with snow and showers:
Are-golden :* where the ice-stream" y
Is melted when the sun? pierces the

Neighbouring mountains.

VI.
Enduring to flow with captive stream
The Danube serves thee with impetuous wave:
The Rhine quickens his current, and obeys thee

On either bank.b

VII. The Medes, with bended-knees, have experienced thee: Before-theed the Moor unstrings his bow: The Chinesee dread thee, and the Parthians replace

Their darts in quivers.

VIIL

For thee the Indus2 with streams of goldf
Forms' a name, echoing with musical waves :
With-thee the wandering months of fabled

Nile resound.

u Reus. Dominator.

- Abl. abs. a Eo.

w Saturæ, with gen.
b Margo. c Genu nixi.
Effuso auro. & Acc.

Flaveo.
d Dat.

Humor. e Seres.

EXERCISE XX.

MenalCAS.

1.

While Menalcas fills his reeds,
Let youths mingled with maidens listen,
Whom sweetly smiling Cytherea hath touched

With fire.

II.

Let no oned be-at-leisuree to be idle :
Let the tasteless crowd hurryf far hence!
And let no one lend an unseasonably-idles

Ear to my songs.

III. Here Venus everywhere smiles; here with arrows Aimedh swift Cupid sports : Here the Graces with loosened girdles delight to

Lead their choirs.

IV.
Those numbers which Apollo by: Amphrysus
Once chaunted to remote rocks,
Here Menalcas' reed echoes in

Equal measures.

While he utteredk such hymns with sacred lips,
We saw4 the Naiads oft,m in the marshy
Reeds,an raising ‘heir heads from

The water’s-surface.o

d Non ullus.

1 Charites.

• Vaco, impers. Facesso. & Male feriatus. b latentus. j Ad. k Daret. 1 Ore. m Non semel. A Juncus, sing.

o Summa unda.

VI. Meanwhile the winds were hushed, The gusts arrested! their suspended course :Ands the listeningt woods heard from

Afar his verses.

VII.

We saw the Dryads, leavingu
The lawns, hasten around with-speed,
Pan running with-them, by the magic

Strain led.

VIII. One Dryada beyond many (others) Devoted her mind to the song: At which, the heart of the jealousa Mopsus

Might have burst.

EXERCISE XXI.
RURIS DELICIÆ.

Oftenb I wander with a mindfreedo
From cares, while, wrapt-ind the Muse,
I hardly remember to retire-before noxious

Dew, or night.

11. , And where my steps hurry me, in every Hill I seem to discern a Parnassus Fertile in woods, and in every fountain

A cool Aganippe.

p Steterunt.

Cursim. b Sæpiùs.

Tenuere.
w Simul.
c Expeditus.

r Plur Quin et. t Arrectæ. Abl. abs.
Efficax. y Unde. z Ilía. Ringens, dat.
d Meditans. e Cedere, with dat. Gen.

III.

Rest on the soft grass delights me;
Wherevers the water leads its channels, b
And lingers' with a sweet sound

On every pebble.

IV.

These simple cares? have usually held my breast
In the newl year,' as longo-as
The breeze of Favonius refreshes

The cleari sky.

Nor do I yet leave ease and the plains,
And the cliffs, and sweet recesses of groves :
Though the winds blow-fresher,k and summer

Grows-old.

VI. For, whether rising, 3 in his car that Refreshes' men's toils, and the meadows and mountains, He mantles the eastern climesm

With purple and gold;

VII.

I watch with-reverencen his orb
Lavish of splendour: or-whether: with a softero
Fire he designs to paint his

Loved Calpc;

VIIL
Untilp the cloud? checquered2 with refulgence
More and (1) more fading?
Glides-away insensibly, and the verdant scene

Retreats into darkness.r

& Qua-cunque. h Cursus m Tractus. Part.

i Moras necto. Sudus. $ Ingruo. Part. Amænior. p Usque dum. 4 Languidus. r Umbre.

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