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hora undecima: this would be about half past four P.M. In reality, as we learn from other sources, it was nearly two hours earlier; and Milo had stopped at an inn in Bovillae, in order (as was charged) to make sure of not missing his enemy.

adversi . . . occidunt, they attack and kilt

pugnari, impersonal.

succurrere: § 558, b (331, C, 2); cf. B. 295, 31 N.; G. 549, N.1; H. 505, ii, 2; H.-B. 587.

fecerunt . . . quod quisque . . . voluisset: this sentence is greatly admired as a delicate way of glossing over awkward facts.

derivandi, i.e. from Milo, the master, to the irresponsible slaves.

voluisset: for constr., see § 521, a (310, a) ; B. 305, I ; G. 600, I; H. 595, 9 (507, N.7); H.-B. 578, 6.


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