Faciles; that is, propitii, exorabiles. Commentators generally suppose, that the Dii are Venus and Cupid. there is reason to think that Neptune and the other marine Deities are also included; for in the fifth verse he says, Sed non sunt faciles; and gives us a reason, that he was detained from his mistress by a tempestuous sea.
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