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" But dire portents the purpos'd match withstand. Deep in the palace, of long growth, there stood A laurel's trunk, a venerable wood; Where rites divine were paid; whose holy hair Was kept and cut with superstitious care. This plant Latinus, when his town... "
The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically ... - Page 411
by Daniel Jay Browne - 1846 - 520 pages
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The Works of Virgil: Containing His Pastorals, Georgics, and Aeneis, Volume 2

1721 - 1043 pages
...venerable Wood; Where Rites Divine were paid ; whofe holy Hair 90Was kept, and cut with fuperftitious Care. This Plant Latinus, when his Town he wall'd, Then found, and from the Tree Laurmtum call'd : And laft, in Honour of his new Abode, He voVd the Lawrel to the Lawrei's Ged. 9?...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 17-19

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...venerable wood ; Where rites divine were paid j whofe holy hair 90 Was kept, and cut with fuperftitious care. This plant Latinus, when his town he wall'd,...Then found, and from the tree Laurentum call'd : And laft, in honour of his new abode, He vow'd the laurel to the laurel's god, 9j It happcn'd once (a boding...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...venerable wood; Where rites divine were paid ; whofe holy hair 90 Was kept, and cut with fuperftitious care. This plant Latinus, when his town he wall'd,...Then found, and from the tree Laurentum call'd: And laft, in honour of his new abode, He vow'd the laurel to the laurel's god, 95 It happen'd once (a boding...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 12

English poetry - 1795
...venerable wood ; Where rites divine were paid; whofe holy hiir Was kept, and cut with fuperftitious care. This plant Latinus, when his town he wall'd. Then found, and from the tree Laurentu And laft, in honour of his new abode, He vow'd the laurel to the laurel's god. It happcn'd...
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The Works of Virgil, Volume 3

Virgil - Agriculture - 1803
...to join Lavinia's hand : But dire portents the purpos'd match withstand. Deep in the palace, of long growth, there stood A laurel's trunk, a venerable...wood ; Where rites divine were paid ; whose holy hair 90 Was kept and cut with superstitious care. This plant Latinus, when his town he wall'd, Then found,...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1805
...seem'd, nature taught art, And, to a mttrtthio-a eye, the haunt Of wood-gods and vvood-nymphs. Ai/far. A venerable wood, Where rites divine were paid, whose holy hair Was kept and cut with suptntitiout- care. DryJ. i. Over-accunte ; scrupulous beyond need. SuPERSTi'nouiLY.rt^i/. [from superstitious.']...
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The Works of Virgil, Volume 3

Virgil - 1806
...there stood , A laurel's trunk, a venerable wood ; Where rites divine were paid ; whose holy hair 90 Was kept and cut with superstitious care. This plant...Laurentum call'd : And last, in honour of his new abode, x He vow'd the laurel to the laurel's god. 95 It happen'd once, (a boding prodigy!) A swarm of bees,...
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The works of Virgil, tr. into Engl. verse by mr. Dryden. Carey

Publius Vergilius Maro - 1806
...to join Lavinia's hand; But dire portents the purpos'd match withstand. Deep in the palace, of long growth, there stood A laurel's trunk, a venerable...wood ; Where rites divine were paid ; whose holy hair 90 Was kept and cut with superstitious care. This plant Latinus, when his town he wall'd, Then found,...
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The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill

John Bell - 1807
...dire portents the purpos'd match witbstand. Deep in the palace, of long growth, there stood A lanrel's trunk, a venerable wood ; Where rites divine were paid ; whose holy hair 90 Was kept, and cut with superstitious care. This plant Latinns, when his town he wall'd, Then lbund,...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...to join Lavinia's hand ; But dire portents the purposed match withstand. Deep in the palace, of long growth, there stood A laurel's trunk, a venerable...superstitious care. This plant Latinus, when his town he walled, Then found, and from the tree Laurentum called : And last, in honour of his new abode, He vowed...
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