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The Aeneid
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  • At this the lovely nymph, with grief oppress’d, Thrice tore her hair, and beat her comely breast.
  • But, O! if any ancient blood remains, One drop of all our fathers’, in our veins, That man would I prefer before the rest, Who dar’d his death with an undaunted breast; Who comely fell, by no dishonest wound, To shun that sight, and, dying, gnaw’d the ground.

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  • She gives a career-advancing performance as his comely female companion.
  • You are more worthy to wear the armour of elf-princes than many that have looked more comely in it.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Hobbit

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