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divino odore. For the fragrance which heralded a god's presence cf. Fast. v. 376, Virg. Aen.I. 403, P.v. 115, Hipp. 1391, and for Milton's imitation, P.l. III. 135, ‘Thus while God spake ambrosial fragrance filled all Heaven,’ ib. V. 286 (of Raphael), ‘and shook his plumes, that heavenly fragrance filled the circuit wide.’

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