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[39] Eloquar, an sileam? note on E. 3. 21. “Parenthesis ad miraculum posita, quae magnitudinem monstri ostendit, et bene auditorem attentum vult facere.” Serv. Forc. gives no instance of the active use of ‘lacrimabilis:’ but the analogy of “penetrabilis,” and other verbal adjectives, will warrant our assuming it here, though we might render ‘a piteous moan.’

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