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[59] Of a similar kind, at any rate in my opinion, are those passages in which words are decently omitted to spare our modesty.

You—while the goats looked goatish-we know
who,
And in what chapel—(but the kind Nymphs
laughed).

Ecl. iii. 8.
[p. 481] Some regard this as an aposiopesis, but wrongly.

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