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par aetas, abstract for concrete, as in Liv.iv.Ix. 8, “a patribus conlaudari, et a militari aetate tanquam bonos cives adspici”.

829-30. Cf. Theocr. X. 35-7, Virg. Ecl.II. 22.

pars . . . partem. Cf. Hom. Od.IX. 246-9.

liquefacta coagula. Cf. XIV. 274 n.

deliciae, ‘pets.’ Cf. Cat. II. 1, Passer deliciae meae puellae.

faciles, easily won and so of slight value, just as the danger incurred commends the gift in 836 and Virg. Ecl.II. 40, “duo, nec tuta mihi valle reperti, capreoli”. Cf. X. 602, “quid facilem titulum superando quaeris inertes”.

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    • Homer, Odyssey, 9.246
    • Ovid, Metamorphoses, 10.602
    • Vergil, Eclogues, 2
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 4, 9.8
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