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  • = The word is found at _Am_ III xi 49-50 'quicquid eris, mea semper eris; tu selige tantum,/me quoque uelle uelis, _anne_ coactus amem' and _Fast_ VI 27-28 (Juno speaking) 'est aliquid nupsisse Ioui,

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • Ovid is here indirectly referring to his own situation: compare _EP_ III iii 107-8 'at tua _supplicibus_ domus est adsueta _iuuandis_,/_in quorum numero me precor esse uelis_'.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • Theseu,/uiuit et haec aequa mente tulisse uelis ', which is universally condemned; but the formulaic nature of 3-4 suggests that 1-2' Mitius inueni quam te genus omne ferarum,/credita non ulli quam tibi peius eram ', found in all manuscripts, is a second interpolation.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • _Tr_ I i 61-62 '_ut titulo careas_, ipso noscere _colore_;/dissimulare uelis, te liquet esse meum' and _EP_ II ix 49-52 (to King Cotys) 'nec regum quisquam magis est instructus ab illis [_sc_ the liberal arts] ... carmina testantur, quae _si tua nomina demas_/Threicium iuuenem composuisse negem'.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • Tarbigilus regione tonat; modo tendere cursum in Galatas, modo Bithynis incumbere fertur. sunt qui per Cilicas rupto descendere Tauro, sunt qui correptis ratibus terraque marique145 aduentare ferant; geminantur uera pauoris ingenio: longe spectari e puppibus urbis accensas, lucere fretum uentoque citatas omnibus in pelago uelis haerere fauillas.

    A Council of War-and War

  • Tereos. heu quantis lassantem bracchia uidi planctibus et prono fusum super oscula uultu! uix famuli comitesque tenent, uix arduus ignis summouet. haut aliter gemuit per Sunia Theseus litora qui falsis deceperat Aegea uelis.

    To Claudius Etruscus on the Death of his Father

  • Persephonae coniunx, saeuior esse uelis. sunt apud infernos tot milia formosarum; 15

    Cynthia's Sickness

  • Igitur si tui compos fueris, possidebis quod nec tu amittere umquam uelis nec fortuna possit auferre.

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

  • Itaque si praesentiam pensare uelis qua cuncta dinoscit, non esse praescientiam quasi futuri sed scientiam numquam deficientis instantiae rectius aestimabis; unde non praeuidentia sed prouidentia potius dicitur, quod porro ab rebus infimis constituta quasi ab excelso rerum cacumine cuncta prospiciat.

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

  • Paucis enim minimisque natura contenta est, cuius satietatem si superfluis urgere uelis, aut iniucundum quod infuderis fiet aut noxium.

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

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