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[365] Quid tua sancta fides &c. The sense is obvious, ‘what has become of your solemn pledge’ &c., though it is difficult to say what is the exact ellipse. For similar, if not wholly parallel uses comp. 10. 672, G. 3. 258, 264. “Sed quid ais? quid nunc virgo? nempe apud te 'st?Plaut. Trin. 1. 2. 156. ‘Sancta’ may be a participle, “quam sanxisti,” as if it were “pacta fides.” ‘Antiqua,’ an appeal to his past and so habitual conduct, as in 5. 688. One MS. has ‘iura.

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