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maior. So of Hercules becoming a god, IX. 269, maiorque videri coepit, and cf. 962, XIV. 8, XV. 661, of Aesculapius passing into the serpent: “vertar in hunc, sed maior ero, tantusque videbor, in quantum verti caelestia corpora debent.” This increase of stature was characteristic also of apparitions; see Virg. Aen.II. 773(of Creusa), nota maior imago, Juv.xiii. 221, Tac. Ann.XI. 21.caerulus. Cf. 288 n.
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