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[135] Sed quid ego, &c. The several copies of Ovid differ very much in their manner of exhibiting this verse. Some have it thus:

Sed quid ago revocans? revocantis nomen abesto.

Heinsius, on the other hand, thinks that it ought to be,

Sed quid ego hos revoco? revocaminis omen abesto.

But however we determine as to the reading, the

sense is plain. Laodamia fearing that her recalling might imply some bad omen, stops short, and wishes a prosperous gale, and speedy arrival on the coast of Troy.

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