*)odussh=os de/ pou eu)nh\ xh/tei
e)neunai/wn ka/k' a)ra/xnia kei=tai
; and the reminiscence in
putris et in vacuo texetur aranea
Ov. Am. 1.14.7
vel pede quod gracili deducit aranea filum,
cum leve deserta sub trabe nectit opus
duplex: of the twofold
character of Venus
as causing grief as well as joy; cf. v. 18 n.; Catul. 64.95; but the expression is sometimes
understood to refer to the hermaphroditic statue of the
goddess at Amathus.
Amathusia: i. e.
in quo genere:
after what manner.
overwhelmed; love's visit to him was with
a vigorous assault that carried all defenses at once.