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lacertis bracchia. Both words are proper to the human shape, and so carry on the narrative; ‘upper arms are there, and fore arms below them.’

305-7. Their haste to thank Ulysses is a touch added by Ovid, but he omits Circe's emotion: “ἔγνωσαν δέ μ᾽ ἐκεῖνοι, ἔφυν τ᾽ ἐν χέρσιν ἕκαστος. πᾶσιν δ᾽ ἱμερόεις ὑπέδυ γόος, ἀμφὶ δὲ δῶμα σμερδαλέον κανάχιζε. θεὰ δ᾽ ἐλέαιρε καὶ αὐτή.

Od.X. 397-9.

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