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memoro, ‘I put thee in mind of.’ As notavi precedes in action memoro, the expression is an instance of “ὕστερον πρότερον” (R. § 948). Cf. Virg. Aen.II. 353, moriamur et in media arma ruamus.

pia, ‘loving,’ ‘kindly.’

814. This line, which occurs also in Fast.L. c., is taken from the first book of the Annales of Ennius.

caerula caeli. Cf. 793 n. The expression is Lucretian: see Munro on I. 1090. In Ennius templa is added.

817 [orbem Can.1, Bod. Urbem Can.7, I think rightly, (1) as the less common place, (2) as a reminiscence of Horace's terruit urbem. R.E. ]

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    • Vergil, Aeneid, 2.353
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