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nuda riget, ‘stands stiff and bare.’ But arbos is probably used collectively, as in Prop.iv. III. 13, “me Castalia speculans ex arbore”, ib. IV. 40, Tisiphones atro si furit angue caput. See Postgate, Select Elegies, p. xcvii., and cf. 716, 891, XIV. 598. Tennyson has similar uses: ‘there rolls the deep where grew the tree,’ ‘and numbs the Fury's ringlet snake.’
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