Serpentem Pal. originally. ‘Ventosas,’ filled with wind as they fly: perhaps from the association of the Erinys with the storm (ἠεροφοῖτις): comp. ἀνεμοέντων (ἀνεμόεντ᾽ ἄν Blomf.) αἰγίδων κότον, Aesch. Choëph. 591, 592. “Then lifted I up mine eyes and looked, and behold, there came out two women, and the wind was in their wings: for they had wings like the wings of a stork” Zechariah 5. 9. “Ventosas addidit alas” Prop. 3. 3. 5 of the painter of Cupid. “Tu (Cupido) levis es, multoque tuis ventosior alis” Ov. Am. 2. 9. 49.
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