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The Aeneid
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  • Must I attend Pygmalion’s cruelty, Or till Hyarba shall in triumph lead A queen that proudly scorn’d his proffer’d bed?
  • Let not the Trojans, with a feign’d pretense Of proffer’d peace, delude the Latian prince.
  • Nor wage I wars unjust: your king denied My proffer’d friendship, and my promis’d bride; Left me for Turnus.
  • Such balmy words he pour’d, but all in vain: The proffer’d med’cine but provok’d the pain.
  • Iapis was at hand to prove his art, Whose blooming youth so fir’d Apollo’s heart, That, for his love, he proffer’d to bestow His tuneful harp and his unerring bow.
  • Mad Pandarus steps forth, with vengeance vow’d For Bitias’ death, and threatens thus aloud: "These are not Ardea’s walls, nor this the town Amata proffers with Lavinia’s crown: ’T is hostile earth you tread.

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  • She accepted the proffered flowers.
  • She proffered surprising advice.

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