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miles. Cf. Prop. V. ii. 27, arma tuli quondam et, memini, laudabar in illis.

piscator, a variation on Propertius, whose harundo (v. II. 33) is the jointed rod of the bird-catcher, which could be suddenly extended so as to smear the bird to be caught with birdlime: cantu fallitur ales, callida dum tacita crescit harundo manu ( Mart.xiv. 218.

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