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illis . . . peto, ‘I claim these arms in the strength of those whereby Achilles was revealed.’ The use of the instrumental ablative here may be illustrated by IX. 25, “matris adulterio patrem petis”. Cf. II. 564, “mea poena volucres admonuisse potest, ne voce pericula quaerant”.

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    • Ovid, Metamorphoses, 2.564
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