Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Hellas” in book 2, poem 3, card 266 of Q. Horatius Flaccus (Horace), The Works of Horace:
... how much
wiser are you than [a child] that builds little houses To the folly [of love] add bloodshed,
and stir the fire with a sword. I ask you, when Marius lately, after he had stabbed Hellas , threw himself down a precipice, was he raving mad? Or will you absolve
the man from the imputation of a disturbed mind, and condemn him for the crime, according to
your custom, imposing ...
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