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[116] aegaeis ire lubebat. This is the reading of the celebrated Heinsius. Some of the most ancient manuscripts have iubebat and julebar, which Micyllus explains of his being commanded to sail by the Fates. But it seems better to refer it, with Heinsius, to his own inclination and choice; for, as we learn from the next verse, his father and mother strongly opposed the voyage; but he had determined upon it.

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