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[12] where he cries, “What was that sword of yours doing, Tubero, the sword you drew on the field of Pharsalus? Against whose body did you aim its point? What meant those arms you bore?” Sometimes the effect is doubled, as in Virgil's.

And with venom arm the steel.

Aen. ix. 773.
For both “to arm the steel” and “to arm with venom” are metaphors.

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