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[26] Virgil has combined apostrollphe and parenthesis in the well-known passage:1 [p. 461]
“Next Mettus the swift cars asunder tore,
(Better, false Alban, hadst thou kept thy troth!)
And Tullus dragged the traitors' mangled limbs. . .
These figures and the like, which consist in change,

1 Aen. viii. 642.

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