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minimas . . . umbras, shining from the zenith had made the shadows shortest. Cf. III. 50, fecerat exiguas iam sol altissimus umbras. For the corresponding expression of evening lengthening the shadows see Virg. Ecl.I. 83, and II. 67.

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    • Ovid, Metamorphoses, 3.50
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