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[148] λάβρος ἐπαιγίζων: violently dashing upon it;λάβρος” is pred., see § 38 a.

ἐπί τε: and thereupon, i.e. as Zephyrus descends.

ἠμύει: sc. “λήιον”, an independent addition to the picture, without direct relation to the comparison, cf. v. 210; see § 2 e. The const. of the dependent sent. is abandoned.—cf. ‘With ported spears, as thick as when a field | Of Ceres ripe for harvest waving bends | Her bearded grove of ears, which way the wind | Sways them.’ Milton Par. Lost iv. 980 ff.

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