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The Aeneid
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  • Thro’ Elis and the Grecian towns he flew; Th’ audacious wretch four fiery coursers drew: He wav’d a torch aloft, and, madly vain, Sought godlike worship from a servile train.
  • One more audacious mortal will be found; And I, thy daughter, wait another wound.
  • As, when the wolf has torn a bullock’s hide At unawares, or ranch’d a shepherd’s side, Conscious of his audacious deed, he flies, And claps his quiv’ring tail between his thighs: So, speeding once, the wretch no more attends, But, spurring forward, herds among his friends.
  • He summon’d Eurus and the western blast, And first an angry glance on both he cast; Then thus rebuk’d: "Audacious winds! from whence This bold attempt, this rebel insolence?

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  • It was an audacious act of piracy.
  • She had the audacity to tell me I am not good enough for him.

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