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Latissimae flammae

Broad sheets of fire

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Altaque incendia

And high fires

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Relucebant

Were blazing

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Quorum fulgor et claritas

Whose glare and brightness

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Excitabatur

Was emphasised

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Tenebris noctis

By the darkness of the night

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In remedium formidinis

As a cure for terror

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Ille...dictitabat

He kept saying that

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Ignes...relictos

The fires had been left

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Agrestium trepidatione

By the panic of the country folk

11

Desertasque villas

And that deserted houses

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Ardere

Were burning

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Per solitudinem

Through the abandoned area

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Se quieti dedit

He gave himself to rest

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Quievit verissimo quidem somno

He rested indeed in a very real sleep

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Meatus animae

The breathing

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Propter

Because of

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Amplitudinem corporis

The stoutness of his body

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Illi

For him

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Sonantior

Noisier

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Ab eis qui limini obversabantur audiebatur

Was heard by those who were moving about near the doorway

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Area ex qua

The courtyard from which

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Cubiculum adibatur

The bedroom was approached

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Iam...completa

Having now been filled by

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Cinere mixtisque pumicibus

A mixture of ash and pumice

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Surrexerat

Had risen

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Si longior in cubiculo mora esset

If there was a longer delay in the bedroom

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Exitus

Escape

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Negaretur

Would have been made impossible

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Excitatus

Having been woken up

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Procedit

He proceeded

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Seque...reddit

And he went back (to)

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Pervigilaverant

Had stayed awake all night

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Inter se

Among themselves

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Utrum

Whether

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Intra tecta maneant

To stay inside the buildings

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In aperto vagentur

Roam about in the open

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Crebris ingentibusque tremoribus

With frequent and huge tremors

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Nutabant

Were shaking

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Quasi emota sedibus suis

As if having been torn away from their foundations

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Videbantur

They seemed

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Abire aut referri

To sway forwards and backwards

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Nunc huc nunc illuc

Now this way now that way

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Sub dio

Outside

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Rursus

On the other hand

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Casus pumicum metuebatur

The falling of pumices was feared

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Levium exesorumque

Light and porous

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Quod tamen periculorum collatio elegit

However a comparison of the dangers suggested the latter choice

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Apud illum quidem ratio rationem

In his case the rational argument defeated the rational argument

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Apud ilios

In the case of others

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Timorem timor vicit

Fear defeated fear

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Cervicalia capitibus imposita

Pillows having been placed on their heads

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Constringunt

They tied down

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Linteis

With linen cloth

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Id munimentum...fuit

It was protection

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Contra incidentia

Against the falling objects

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Dies alibi

It was day elsewhere

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Illic

There

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Omnibus noctibus

Than all nights

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Solvebant

Were relieving

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Faces multae

Many torches

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Variaque lumina

Various kinds of lamps

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Placuit egredi in litus

It was pleasing (for them) to go out onto the shore [they decided]

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Ex proximo

From close by

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Adspicere

Investigate

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Nam mare fugam praeberet

Whether the sea was offering an escape

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Adhuc

Still

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Vastum

Swollen

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Adversum

Unfavourable

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In abiecto linteo recumbens

Reclining on a sheet having been thrown down

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Semel atque iterum

Time and time again

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Poposcit

He demanded

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Hausitque

And drank it down

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Flammarumque praenuntius odor sulphuris

And the smell of sulphur the warning signs of flames

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Alios ad fugam vertunt

Turn others to flight

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Excitant illum

They wake him up

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Innitens servis duobus

Leaning on two slaves

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Concidit

Collapsed

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Spiritus

His breathing

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Ut ego credo

As I believe

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Obstructus erat

Had been obstructed

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Densiore caligine

By the denser fumes

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Claususque stomachus

And his windpipe had been blocked

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Qui illi natura

Which for him by nature

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Invalidus

Weak

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Angustus

Narrow

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Saepe aestuans

Often inflamed

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Ubi dies redditus est

When day was restored

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Is ab eo quem novissime viderat tertius

That was the third day from which he had last seen

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Inventum

Was found

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Integrum

Intact

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Inlaesum

Uninjured

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Opertumque ut fuerat indutus

Covered as he had been dressed

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Habitus corporis

The appearance of the body

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Similior

Was more similar

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Dormienti

To someone sleeping

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Quam mortuo

Than to someone dead

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Pluiribus locis

In many places