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  • noun Plural form of Ausonian.


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  • Scarcely thus the envoys, when a diverse murmur ran through the troubled lips of the Ausonians; even as, when rocks delay some running river, it plashes in the barred pool, and the banks murmur nigh to the babbling wave.

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • From his earthworks opposite Turnus saw and the Ausonians saw them come, and an icy shudder ran deep through their frame; first and before all the

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • The following year, Lucius Papirius Crassus and Kæso Duilius being consuls, was distinguished by a war with the Ausonians, as being new rather than important.

    The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08

  • Sea, who both now are and formerly were called Ausonians.

    Politics: A Treatise on Government

  • Since it may not be that Ausonians and Teucrians join alliance, and your quarrel finds no term, to-day, what fortune each wins, what hope each follows, be he

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • Next he sweeps on Antaeus and Lucas, the first of Turnus 'train, and brave Numa and tawny-haired Camers, born of noble Volscens, who was wealthiest in land of the Ausonians, and reigned in silent

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • Saturnia, in honour of Saturn; Œnotria, wine-producing land; Ausonia, land of the Ausonians; Hesperia, land to the west (of Greece);

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • There was war with the Ausonians; the fact that it was against a new enemy rather than a formidable one made it noticeable.

    The History of Rome, Vol. II

  • He induced the commander to attack the enemy while they were sleeping off the effects of their wine and feasting, and the Ausonians were captured, together with their city, with no more trouble than they had previously been routed in the open field.

    The History of Rome, Vol. II

  • As the generals were not there to direct the attack, there was no check upon the carnage which ensued, and the nation of the Ausonians was exterminated, just as if they had been engaged in an internecine war, though there was no certain proof of their having revolted.

    The History of Rome, Vol. II


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