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By Wendell Clausen

Strangely, this is often the 1st full-scale scholarly remark at the Eclogues to seem during this century. those ten brief pastorals are the most effective recognized poems in Latin literature. Clausen's remark presents a finished consultant to either the poems and the enormous scholarship surrounding them. There are brief introductions to every poem, in addition to a normal advent to the Eclogues as a complete.

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D. Malo me Galatea petit, lasciua puella, et fugit ad salices et se cupit ante uideri . M. At mihi sese offert ultro, meus ignis, Amyntas , notior ut iam sit canibus non Delia nostris. D. Parta meae Veneri sunt munera: namque notaui ipse locum , aeriae quo congessere palumbes . M . Quod potui, puero siluestri e x arbore lecta aurea mala decem misi; eras altera mittam . 9 45 so 55 6o 65 70 3 6-5 2 PR V; 53-7 1 PR 3 8 facili agnoscit Seru. hie et ad A . ii 3 9 2 : facilis Vwy, Donatus ap. Seru . : fragilis R (quid P, non liquet) 6o Musae uocatiuo casu agnoscit Seru.

35 Vario Pa, Seru. : Varo Mw, 'alii' ap. DSeru. carm. i 6 . 8 38 nec a 45 tenebam P 46-50 Lycidae continuant MP' , Moeridi tribuunt P'aw 5 9 hie P 26 ECLOGUE X cantantes licet usque (minus uia laedet) eamus; cantantes ut eamus, ego hoc te fasce leuabo. M. Desine plura, puer, et quod nunc instat agamus; carmina tum melius, cum uenerit ipse, canemus . 65 ECLOGA X E x T R E M V M hunc , Arethusa, mihi concede laborem : pauca meo Gallo, sed quae legat ipsa Lycoris, carmina sunt dicenda; neget quis carmina Gallo ?

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