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per-vŏlo , āvi, ātum, 1, v. n.
I. Lit.
A. To fly through or about a place: “aedes,Verg. A. 12, 473: “aërium iter,Ov. F. 2, 252: “rumor agitatis pervolat alis,id. ib. 6, 527: “Flaminiam,Juv. 1, 61.—
B. To fly to a place: Pegasus in nitentem pervolaturus aetheram, Poët. ap. Aug. Music. 3, 3: animus velocius in hanc sedem pervolabit, Cic. Rep. 6, 26, 29.—
II. Transf., of swift motion in gen., to fly or dart through, to pass quickly over or through: “perque volare mare ac terras (of the sun's beams),Lucr. 4, 203: “sex et quinquaginta milia passuum cisiis pervolavit,Cic. Rosc. Am. 7, 19: “totam urbem,Juv. 6, 398; cf.: “axe citato Flaminiam,id. 1, 60.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Cicero, For Sextus Roscius of Ameria, 7.19
    • Vergil, Aeneid, 12.473
    • Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, 4.203
    • Cicero, De Republica, 6.26
    • Ovid, Fasti, 2
    • Ovid, Fasti, 6
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