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[30] spicea . . . corona: cf. Δηοῖ τῇ σταχυοστεφάνῳ, Anth. Pal. 6.104. 8; cf. Tibull. 1.1.15, fiava Ceres tibi sit nostro de rure corona |Spicea. (At the Ambarvalia, see Pater, Marius, Chap. I.). Cf. Warton, First of April 'Fancy . . . see Ceres grasp her crown of corn |And Plenty load her ample horn' ; Hamlet, 5.2, 'As Peace should still her wheaten garland wear.'


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