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parabam edere

I was preparing to tell of

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arma...violentaque bella

arms and violent wars

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gravi numero

in weighty rhythm

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materia conveniente

with a subject suitable

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modis

for the metre

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inferior versus

the second line

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par erat

was equal to the first

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Cupido

(but) Cupid

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risisse...dicitur

is said to have laughed

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atque...surripuisse

and to have snatched away

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unum...pedem

one foot

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quis tibi, saeve puer, dedit

who, cruel boy, gave you

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hoc...iuris

this right

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in carmina

over poetry

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vates...sumus

we poets are

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turba

the crowd

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Pieridum

of the Muses

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non tua

not of you

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quid si

what if

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praeripiat...Venus

Venus were to snatch away

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flavae...arma Minervae

golden Minerva's weapons

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Minerva

(if) Minerva

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ventilet

(were to) fan

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accensas

lit

25

faces

torches

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quis probet

who might approve

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Cererem regnare

of Ceres reigning

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in silvis...iugosis

in the mountainous forests

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arva coli

(or) of the plough lands being cultivated

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lege

under the rule