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  • Oceane o placido conplectens omnia fluctu, tu legem terris moderato limite signas, tu pelagi quodcumque facis fontisque lacusque. flumina quin etiam te norunt omnia patrem, 5 te potant nubes ut reddant frugibus imbris;

    To the Sea

  • Now Ilioneus (whom Virgil twice employs in embassies, as the best speaker of the Trojans) attributes that tempest to Orion, in his speech to Dido: Cum subito assurgens fluctu nimbosus Orion.

    Dedication

  • Verum omnis subita mutatio rerum non sine quodam quasi fluctu contingit animorum; sic factum est ut tu quoque paulisper a tua tranquillitate descisceres.

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

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