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Venus alma. Cf. XIV. 478. The epithet was so commonly applied to Venus that there was a street at Rome called “almae Veneris vicus”. See Munro on Lucr.i. 2.

nempe, as we use ‘actually,’ ‘positively, ‘I assure you.’

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    • Ovid, Metamorphoses, 14.478
    • Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, 1.2
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