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partem revulsam. Cf. Hom. Od.IX. 481(of the Cyclop throwing at Ulysses), “ἧκε δ᾽ ἀπορρήξας κορυφὴν ὄρεος μεγάλοιο”, ib. 537 (of his second throw), “πολὺ μείζονα λᾶαν ἀείρας ἧκ᾽ ἐπιδινήσας”. Virgil with exaggeration repeats the expression of heroic warriors, Aen.X. 128, haud partem exiguam montis, ib. 698 Aen., IX. 569.
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