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luce, ‘by day.’ Cf. 15 n. It is strangely explained by Lewis and Short of Diomede. The contrast between open warfare and a policy of stratagems and night attacks is often dwelt on. See Hor. C. IV. vi. 9-20, and especially Virg. Aen.IX. 150-5, where Turnus, after express reference to Ulysses, boasts of himself, “luce palam certum est igni circumdare muros”.

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