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Old 09-05-2009, 07:24 AM   #194
Pavlos
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as when a fly reaches the window, and, bashing into it, recoils dizzily and turns again, circling the room for another way out, or a moth, drawn to the lightbulb, falls and, cont, p.1094
Aeneid V? My particular favourite is when Virgil parallels Aeneas to the speck of dust atop Olypus' height; "pater Aeneas" and so forth.

I'm reading Chaucer's "Troilus and Criseyde" at the moment, myself.


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