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  • n. Plural form of peplus.


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  • Among the columns, at the side of white statues of the Danaides and others, representing gods or heroes, crowds of people flowed past, -- men and women; resembling statues also, for they were draped in togas, pepluses, and robes, falling with grace and beauty toward the earth in soft folds, on which the rays of the setting sun were expiring.

    Quo Vadis: a narrative of the time of Nero


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