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patron
used in
The Aeneid
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patron
Used in
The Aeneid
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  • Here, safe beyond our hopes, our vows we pay To Jove, the guide and patron of our way.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The Trojans, by his arms, their patron know, And hear the twanging of his heav'nly bow.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Then to the patron of his art he pray'd: The patron of his art refus'd his aid.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Then to the patron of his art he pray'd: The patron of his art refus'd his aid.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But when Ulysses, with fallacious arts, Had made impression in the people's hearts, And forg'd a treason in my patron's name (I speak of things too far divulg'd by fame), My kinsman fell.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Diores next, of Priam's royal race, Then Salius joined with Patron, took their place; (But Patron in Arcadia had his birth, And Salius his from Arcananian earth;) Then two Sicilian youths— the names of these, Swift Helymus, and lovely Panopes: Both jolly huntsmen, both in forest bred, And owning old Acestes for their head; With sev'ral others of ignobler name, Whom time has not deliver'd o'er to fame.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Diores next, of Priam's royal race, Then Salius joined with Patron, took their place; (But Patron in Arcadia had his birth, And Salius his from Arcananian earth;) Then two Sicilian youths— the names of these, Swift Helymus, and lovely Panopes: Both jolly huntsmen, both in forest bred, And owning old Acestes for their head; With sev'ral others of ignobler name, Whom time has not deliver'd o'er to fame.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • This lucky moment the sly traitor chose: Then, starting from his ambush, up he rose, And threw, but first to Heav'n address'd his vows: "O patron of Socrates' high abodes, Phoebus, the ruling pow'r among the gods, Whom first we serve, whole woods of unctuous pine Are fell'd for thee, and to thy glory shine; By thee protected with our naked soles, Thro' flames unsing'd we march, and tread the kindled coals Give me, propitious pow'r, to wash away The stains of this dishonorable day: Nor…  (not reviewed by editor)

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