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could not-guess at the event of it, skins and carcases proved of such fa-, ; is evident I think from the words. tal.consequences. For the immedia that follow į where he tells us when atę killing, see ver. 468. for the
it comes to be a bad one: for when burying, ver. 558. for the insuffi- ;. - it grows cold, it is the forerunner of ciency of medicines, ver. 548. and
certain death; and consequently till for the hurtfulness of the infected that fatal turn, there might be some skins and carcases, ver, 559. hopes of a recovery. :
Ver. 553. Inque dies in This re Georg. IV. ver. 153. Solae-I. presentation, of the fury's growing wonder that the commonwealth of larger every day, is one remarkable ants should escape the observation, instance, among many others, of cr the memory of this accurate wris the strength of Virgil's imagination: · ter : for many of these particulars, and is intended to point out to us are as juftly applicable to them, as.. the gradual increase of a pestilen- to the monarchy of bees. tial infection till it arrives at the full Ver. 179. Daedala--This word height. There are two other in- gives one a stronger idea than to be stances of growing figures in the barely rendered, artifcial: as it Eneide, the one of Fame, lib. 4. seems to resemble the works of these ver. 175. and the other of Alecto, little animals to the famous labyrinth lib. 7. ver. 448..,
built by Daedalus in Crete. Ver. 558. Donec humo-I cannot Ver. 372. Eridanus -- All trafuppose that before this they did not vellers agree that the Po is not a ra know how to bury any offensive car- pid river: neither is it likely that cafes : but I take the meaning of this it should be so. For the force of a passage to be, that they attempted to current is occafioned by it's fall from make some profit from them, after a chain of mountains, or running they were dead ; till they learnt by down a steep descent of countryan experience there was nothing_for but the Po, very soon after it's fource, them to do, but to bury them, For, flows on through the vale of Pied as it follows afterwards, neither the mont; and, afterwards traverses all hides, nor the wool, nor the flesh the rich vale of Lombardy. These were found to be of any service: are the pinguia culta which Virgil but on the contrary fome of them speaks of : and therefore very proproduced the most dreadful effects bably he means that no river, which upon those that ventured to make runs through so long a tract of fer-> use of them. I cannot conclude tile plains, is more violent than the this note without making a short re Po. So that I think, if Dr Trapp mark of the great conformity be- instead of the, had said, tween the directions of Virgil, and those of his Majesty's order in Coun Thro’ such fertile fields, V. 444. cil; and the reasons for them both. Here is advice to kill and bury, be- bis translation would have come cause no remedy was found to have something nearer to the spirit of the any good effect, and the infected original.
Amaryllis thought to be put allegori-
cally for Rome, I. 5,31. IX. 22.
pretended to be the secret
name for Rome, I. 31.
faid to be a girl given to Vir.
gil by. Maecenas, II. 14.
her true name faid to be Le
Ambarvalia, what vi&ims were offered
in that facrifice, III. 77,
the laws of it, III. 63.
Ampbion the builder of Thebes, II 24
Gaul, X. 44.
Cornificius, II. 39.
Anima used for Air,' VI. 32.
Animus used for Memory, IX. 51.
gil, IX. 36.
or a servant of Pallio, Caesar, or Mark, his behaviour when Cae-
far was murdered, IV. 13.
imitated Bacchus, IV.
10. V. 29.
his infamous amour with
Cytheris, X. 22:
not the foldier with
whom Lycoris ran away, ibid.
Apiastram poifonous in Sardinia, IV.24
not the next deity to Jupiter,
Apples golden, III. 70.
time of the murder of Julius Caes I
far, IV. 13
Auguflus Caefar fancied to be solas, II.
supposed to be the p&-
tron of the eighth Eclogue, VIII,
6, 10, 11
coveted by goats, III. 82. Avens not the Baccar, IV. 19.
treme paffion, II. 1,
Baccbanalia, V. 29.
Barebind, II. 18.
Barks of trees written upon by the An-
cients, V. 13.
Baum poisonous in Sardinia, IV. 24.
Bavius, III. go.
Bay, crowns of it worn by Conquerors
how used in magical rites, VIII,
Bean of Egypt, IV. 20.
Beechen Cups anciently esteemed, III,
Beeslings, II. 22.
Beginning and ending with any person,
ufed only as a complement by the
Bindweed' thought to be the Ligustrum,
Birth-day celebrated by the Ancients,
Bears wild, V. 76. X. 56.
principles, . VI. 31.;
i Boy, Auguftus fo called by his enemies,
Britain divided from the rest of the
, besieged in Mutina, Citron not the golden apple of the An-
cients, III. 70.
count of them, IV. 15.
Codrus king of Athens, V. 11.
a good poet, and friend of Vir-
gil, VII. 22.
a forry poet, contemporary with
Colostrum, II. 22.
Condere foles explained, IX. 52.
Conjux does not always strictly fignify
husband or wife, VIII. 18.
bylline Oracles, IV. 4.
Convolvulus major thought to be the
Cornificius, an enemy of Virgil, fup-
posed to be méant under the name of
Córfica, the 'honey of that island infa
fupposed to be one of Virgil's
friends, III. 1.
Cothurnus, VII. 32. VIII. 10.
Cretans, famous archers, X. 59.
Crow seen on the left, IX. 15.
dinia, VII. 41.
Cud of ruminating animals, VI. 54.
the most famous, IV. 4.
Cypros of Egypt the Elhanne or Alcan-
na, II. 18.
not the Ligulrum, ibid.
Cypelas faved his life by smiling on his Demi-gods visible onlŷ, when they think
..fit, VI. 24.
Deus and Divus considered, 1. 42.
Diana, called Delia, VII. 27, 29.
the same with Juno Lucina,
Trivia, and the Moon, IV, 10.
the offerings made to her by.
hunters, VII. 27.
Dico used for cano, III. 55.
Die, used for quotidie, II. 42. III. 34.
, II. 48.
Dione, the mother of Venus, IX. 47.
Julius Caesar, Discludere explained, VI. 35.
Quintillus Va- Doris used for the fea, X. 5.
Drufus, not the hero of the fourth Eco
logue, IV. 8.
Duco considered, I. 13.
Saloninus, V. Dulichium, VI. 76.
Dwarf-elder, X. 27.
a fi&titious - name of a shep- En unquam considered, I. 68.
Epicurus, his doctrine of Body and
Ethiopia, X. 68.
Eurotas, VI. 83.
one of Cae Elbavne
, the Cypros of Egypti