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In his smooth breast the gaping wound

ib. xi. 40.
or the description of the horse at the funeral of Pallas, “his trappings laid aside”?1 And how vivid was the image of death conceived by the poet when he wrote-

“And dying sees his own dear Argive home”?2 Again, when we desire to awaken pity,

1 ib. xi. 89.

2 ib. x. 783.

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