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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 Throsuch 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.

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39. V.S.

Amaryllis thought to be put allegori-

cally for Rome, I. 5,31. IX. 22.

pretended to be the secret
BEL E-Tree, fee Poplar.

name for Rome, I. 31.
Acanthus; III. 45. IV. 20.

faid to be a girl given to Vir.
Acrosticks of the Sibyls, IV. 4.

gil by. Maecenas, II. 14.
Actaeus considered, II. 24.

her true name faid to be Le
Adonis, X. 18.

ria, ibid.
Aegle, VI. 21.

Ambarvalia, what vi&ims were offered
Aequor considered, IX. 57.

in that facrifice, III. 77,
Africans, why called Sitientes, I. 65. Amebean poetry, III. 1.
Aganippe, X. 12.

the laws of it, III. 63.
Age for bearing offices at Rome, IV. 8. Amomum confidered, III. 89.
Åges of the world, IV. 5,

Ampbion the builder of Thebes, II 24
Agrippa marched with an army into Amyxtas fupposed to be Cebes, II. 35,

Gaul, X. 44.
Alanna, the Cypros of Egypt, II. 18.

Cornificius, II. 39.
Alcides, a name of Hercules, VII. 61. Anaximander, IIF. 40; 104.
Alcimedon, a carver, III. 37.

Anima used for Air,' VI. 32.
Alcon, a Cretan archer, V. 11.

Animus used for Memory, IX. 51.
Alexander, a slave of Pollio, thought to Anser, a poet contemporary with Vira
be Alexis, II. 1, 35.

gil, IX. 36.
thought to be Mopsus, V. 1. Anthony Lucius, the brother of Marky
Alexis supposed to be Auguftus, Gallus ;

or a servant of Pallio, Caesar, or Mark, his behaviour when Cae-
Maecenas, V. 86.

far was murdered, IV. 13.
Eclogue fo called, when written,


imitated Bacchus, IV.
V. 86.

10. V. 29.
Alfenus Varus, VI. 6.

his infamous amour with
Alga, VII. 42.

Cytheris, X. 22:
Aliungia; V.17.

not the foldier with
Alpheus and Arethusa, X. 4.

whom Lycoris ran away, ibid.
Aips, X. 47

Apiastram poifonous in Sardinia, IV.24
Altaria thought to be different from Apollo the god of verse, IV. 57;
arae, V. 65.

not the next deity to Jupiter,
Aliernate singing liked by the Muses,

III. 63.
fond of the river Eurotas, VI. 83.


IV. 13.

III. 59.

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Apples golden, III. 70.

time of the murder of Julius Caes I
Apricocks, II. 51.

far, IV. 13
Aragyutbus, 11. 24.

Auguflus Caefar fancied to be solas, II.
why called A&tean, ibid.

Arae thought to be different from ala)

Alexis, II.
taria, V. 65..

Arar a river, of France, I. 63.

supposed to be the p&-
Aratus, III. 40.

tron of the eighth Eclogue, VIII,
Arbufta explained, I. 40.

6, 10, 11
Afbule, or Strawberry-tree, VII. 46. Avena, a fhepherd's pipe, I. 2.

coveted by goats, III. 82. Avens not the Baccar, IV. 19.
Arcadians, their character, VII. 4. X.

Archimedes, III. 40.
Ardea qsed actively, to express an ex ACCAR, Baccaris, or Baccharis,

treme paffion, II. 1,
Arethufa, X. 1, 4.

Baccbanalia, V. 29.
Argo, she first long ship with fails, built Bacchus, his festival, ibid.
by the Greeks, IV. 34.

Barebind, II. 18.
Argonauts, ibid. -,..

Barks of trees written upon by the An-
Argus the son of Dacaus, ibid.

cients, V. 13.
Arian, VIIV. 56.

Baum poisonous in Sardinia, IV. 24.
Ariftae used for years, 1.70.

Bavius, III. go.
Ariufian wine, V.71.'

Bay, crowns of it worn by Conquerors
Arrius' the Centurion, asfaulted Virgil, in their triumphs, VIII. 13.
III. 94. IX. 1.

how used in magical rites, VIII,
Aruin maximum, &c. the Colocasia, 82.

Bean of Egypt, IV. 20.
Ahes, how used in the ancient facri- Beech, the uses of it's bark, V. 137
fices, Vill. 101.

Beechen Cups anciently esteemed, III,
Allyria, the greatest extent of that Em 36.
pire, IV. 2;.

Beeslings, II. 22.
Aftraea, IV. 6.1,

Beginning and ending with any person,
Atalanta, VE 61.

ufed only as a complement by the
Atlas invented the sphere, II. 104. Ancients, VIII. 11.
Atropas one of the Parcae, IV. 47. Bianar, surnamed Ocnus, the fortifier
August, when the month had that name, of Mantua, IX. 59.
IVisa 2.2.1

Bindweed' thought to be the Ligustrum,
St Auguftine quotes the Sibylline Ora II. 18.
cles, IV. 4.

Birth-day celebrated by the Ancients,
Augußus Caesar called a god by Virgil,

III. 76.
I. 6.

Bears wild, V. 76. X. 56.
why called Apollo, IV. Body, or Matter, one of Epicurus's
10.' 19

principles, . VI. 31.;
called a boy by his ene Bows made of horn, X. 59.
mies, L 43.

i Boy, Auguftus fo called by his enemies,
built a temple to the
Actian Apollo, IV. 10.

Britain divided from the rest of the
his behaviour at the world, I. 67.


IV. 20.


I. 43.


VI. 17.

Brutus Decimus

, besieged in Mutina, Citron not the golden apple of the An-
IV. 13.

cients, III. 70.
li Marcus, governour of Mace- Civil wars of the Romans,' a brief ae.
donia, IV. 13.

count of them, IV. 15.
Buds, Gemmae, or Oculi, VII. 48. Clary not the Baccar, IV. 19.
Buskin of the Tragedians, VIII, 10. Clotho one of the Parcae, IV: 47.
Butcher's-broom, VII. 42.

Codrus king of Athens, V. 11.

a good poet, and friend of Vir-

gil, VII. 22.

a forry poet, contemporary with
AELIUS of Mantua, III. 104. Juvenal and Martial,' VII, 22.
Caelus had a ftatue of 3 cubits, Colacaña, IV. 20. '

Colostrum, II. 22.
Calathus considered, II. 46. V. 71.

Condere foles explained, IX. 52.
Calliopea, IV. 57.

Conjux does not always strictly fignify
Caltha considered, II. 50.

husband or wife, VIII. 18.
Camenae, whence derived, III. 79. Conon, III. 40.
Cantharus, a vessel facred to Bacchus, Constantine the Emperor quotes the Si-

bylline Oracles, IV. 4.
Carving a liberal art, III. 37.

Convolvulus major thought to be the
Casius governour of Syria, IV. 13. Ligustrum, II. 18.
Caucafus, VI. 42.

Cornificius, an enemy of Virgil, fup-
Caufari explained, IX. 56.

posed to be méant under the name of
Cebes, a boy given to Virgil by Mae Amyntas, II. 39.
cenas, II, 14.

Córfica, the 'honey of that island infa
said to be meant under the feign mous, IX. 30.

ed name of Menalcas, II. 14. Corydon not Virgil in the second Ec-
under the name of Amyntas, II. logue, II. 1.

fupposed to be one of Virgil's
Cervus fignifies either a stag, or an in-

friends, III. 1.
ftrument used in

Virgil himself,
Chalcis, X. 50.
Cbaonian pigeons, IX. 13.

Cothurnus, VII. 32. VIII. 10.
Chapels dedicated to the Nymphs, Crater, a sort of cup, V. 68.

Cretans, famous archers, X. 59.
Charm, whence derived, VIII. 69. i Cremona given to the foldiers, 1. 1.
Che-wing the cud, VI. 34.

Crow seen on the left, IX. 15.
Chrift foretold by the Sibylline Oracles, Crow-foot the poisonous herb of Sar-
IV. 4, 8.

dinia, VII. 41.
Chrif's thorn, V. 39.

Cud of ruminating animals, VI. 54.
Christians did not forge the Sibylline Cui, when it began to be written for
Oracles, IV. 4.

quoi, IV.62.
Çicada said to have no mouth, V. 77. Culcas, IV. 20.

Cicero opposes the Sibylline Oracles, Cumae, the Sibyl who prophesied there

the most famous, IV. 4.
quotes Homer erroneously, IV.36. Cynthius, a name of Apollo, VI. 3.
Cicuta considered, II. 36.

Cypros of Egypt the Elhanne or Alcan-
Ginna, Helvigs and Lucius, IX. 35.

na, II. 18.
Circe, VIII. 70.

not the Ligulrum, ibid.


35. V.8.

II. 29.

VII. 1.


IV. 4


II. 37:

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Cypelas faved his life by smiling on his Demi-gods visible onlŷ, when they think
murderer, IV. 60., VI. 24.
Cytheris the actress, her character, and Depulfus fignifies weaned, III. 82.
amour with Mark Anthony, X. 22. Detexere explained, II. 72.

Deus and Divus considered, 1. 42.

Diana, called Delia, VII. 27, 29.

the same with Juno Lucina,

Trivia, and the Moon, IV, 10.
AM A used in the masculine


the offerings made to her by.
der by Virgil, VIII. 28.

hunters, VII. 27.
Damnare votis, V. 80.

Dico used for cano, III. 55.
Damoetas supposed to be Lucretius, Difte, a mountain of Crete, VI. 56.

Die, used for quotidie, II. 42. III. 34.
Danaus the brother of Aegyptus, ill. Dier's-weed, the lutum of Virgil, TV,

lancing in religious folemnities, .V.73, Dill

, II. 48.
lane-wort, X. 27.

Dione, the mother of Venus, IX. 47.
laphne changed to a bay-tree, III. 63. Dionyfa, or Liberalia, different from
laphnis, thought to be the Sicilian the Bacchanalia, V. 29.
thepherd of that name, V. 19. Dirce, a spring near Thebes, II. 24.

Julius Caesar, Discludere explained, VI. 35.
V. 19, 24, 29, 43, 51, 52, 56, 64. Divus and Deus considered, I. 42.

Quintillus Va- Doris used for the fea, X. 5.
tus; V. 19.

Drufus, not the hero of the fourth Eco
Flaccus, the

logue, IV. 8.
brother of Virgil, V. 19, 27, 29, Dryads, V. 59,

Duco considered, I. 13.

Saloninus, V. Dulichium, VI. 76.

Dwarf-elder, X. 27.

Quintilius Cre-
monensis, ibid.

E. :
Jesus Christ,


Elhanne, Egypt
Tar's learned friends, VII. 1.

II. 18.
Virgil him Embers blazing suddenly a lucky omen,
elf, ibid.

a fi&titious - name of a shep- En unquam considered, I. 68.
erd, IX. 46.

Epicurus, his doctrine of Body and
when the Eclogue so called was Void, VI. 31.
written, y. 52, 54, 86. IX. 19.

of Morality,
that Eclogue thought to have
ecommended Virgil to the favour of Errare explained, f. 9. ,
uguftus, V. 52. IX. 16.

Ethiopia, X. 68.
in composition fignifies augmenting, Eudoxus, III 40.

Euphorion, VI.72
ciae confidered, II. 2.

Eurotas, VI. 83.
i-gods not accustomed to give an- Euftathius quotes. Homer erroneously,
rers without force, VI, 19.

IV. 36.


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VIII. 105

VI. 41.

I. 72.

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