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impending
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The Aeneid
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  • But old Anchises, off’ring sacrifice, And lifting up to heav’n his hands and eyes, Ador’d the greater gods: ’Avert,’ said he, ’These omens; render vain this prophecy, And from th’ impending curse a pious people free!’
  • The champion, then, before Aeneas came, Proud of his prize, but prouder of his fame: "O goddess-born, and you, Dardanian host, Mark with attention, and forgive my boast; Learn what I was, by what remains; and know From what impending fate you sav’d my foe."
  • Make peace, ye Latians, and avoid with care Th’ impending dangers of a fatal war.’
  • Astonish’d while he stands, and fix’d with fear, Aim’d at his shield he sees th’ impending spear.

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