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sibi . . . parari, ‘that it was she for whom the horrid rites were making ready.’ Sacra is used of the salt barley cake and other apparatus of sacrifice, Virg. Aen.II. 132, “mihi sacra parari, et salsas fruges et circum tempora vittae”. In 624, X. 6. 6, it is used of the images of the gods, “sacra retorserunt oculos”.

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