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infecere diem, ‘darkened the light of day.’ So of reddening clouds, III. 183, “qui color infectis adversi solis ab ictu nubious esse solet”.

natas, ‘rising,’ the action of the verb and participle being simultaneous and identical. Cf. 412 n., III. 76, “vitiatas inficit auras”, V. 596 (of a swimmer), “excussaque brachia iacto”, Georg. i. 319, “segetem...sublimem expulsam eruerent”.

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