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furta, frequently thus used of stratagems, just as we talk of ‘stealing a march’ upon any one. Cf. Virg. Aen.X. 735, “haud furto melior sed fortibus armis”. So of concealment in general, ib. VI. 568, “furto laetatus inani”. For similar usages of “κλέπτειν” see Soph. Aj. 189, 1137, El. 37. Cf. Ellis on Cat.xii. 1.

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