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The Aeneid
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  • "Whither so fast?" the filial duty cried; "And why, ah why, the wish’d embrace denied?"
  • The Trojan chief, whose lineage is from Jove, Much fam’d for arms, and more for filial love, Is sent to seek his sire in your Elysian grove.
  • To this, the filial duty thus replies: "Your sacred ghost before my sleeping eyes Appear’d, and often urg’d this painful enterprise.
  • Then thus Ascanius, wonderstruck to see That image of his filial piety: "So great beginnings, in so green an age, Exact the faith which I again ingage.
  • But when, with blood and paleness all o’erspread, The pious prince beheld young Lausus dead, He griev’d; he wept; the sight an image brought Of his own filial love, a sadly pleasing thought: Then stretch’d his hand to hold him up, and said: "Poor hapless youth! what praises can be paid To love so great, to such transcendent store Of early worth, and sure presage of more?

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  • tried to restrain her mother, so far as filial respect would allow
  • An F1 hybrid is the first filial generation of seeds/plants or animal offspring resulting from a cross mating of distinctly different parental types.

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