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The reading of M is altera pars fundit, pars altera fungitur undis, with utitur written as a correction over fungitur. From this Dr. Ellis (Journal of Philology, 1883) conjectures altera pars findit, pars altera finditur undis, ‘which would describe a part of the shore which ran out into the sea while the waves ran up on each side of it far into land,’ comparing for the combination of active and passive, II. 781, X. 59, X. 141, XI. 443; to which add III. 98, VIII. 724, XIV. 81, XV. 355.

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