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  • You may still find the legendary shepherds here -- curly-haired striplings, reclining _sub tegmine fagi_ in the best Theocritean style, and piping wondrous melodies to their flocks.

    Old Calabria

  • Captain Faucon came quietly up to me, as I was at work, with my knife, cutting the meat from a dirty hide, asked me how I liked California, and repeated—“Tityre, tu patul&æ recubans sub tegmine fagi.

    Chapter XX. Leisure-News from Home-“Burning the Water”

  • It was a masquerade in which Margaret Fuller and Emerson appeared as invited guests, and held a meeting of the Transcendental club “sub tegmine fagi.”

    The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • It is as well just to have a tag or two of Horace or Virgil: 'sub tegmine fagi,' or 'habet foenum in cornu,' which gives a flavour to one's conversation like the touch of garlic in a salad.

    Rodney stone

  • Tityre, tu patulae recubans sub tegmine fagi, he warbled; and I stopped my play, and listened as if to a nightingale, until he reached tu, Tityre, lentus in umbra

    Father and Son: a study of two temperaments

  • 'And pipe _sub tegmine fagi_ to your blue-eyed Amaryllis?

    Veranilda

  • Captain Faucon came quietly up to me, as I was at work, with my knife, cutting the meat from a dirty hide, asked me how I liked California, and repeated - "Tityre, tu patulae recubans sub tegmine fagi."

    Two years before the mast, and twenty-four years after: a personal narrative

  • Page view page image: buck, and were taking our several ease (as Lorrie said), recubans sub tegmine of certainly the most patulæ fagi any of us ever saw, the Grand Tycoon, in his lordly way, suddenly exclaimed, “Get out of the way, old Ned, with your French fripperies; hand me the side of that buck, there!” and how the Grand

    Tiger-lilies

  • _Tityre tu patulæ (recubans sub tegmine fagi) _ -- Thou,

    The Martian

  • ` ` Tityre, tu patulae recubans subtegmine fagi. ''

    Two Years Before the Mast

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