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The Aeneid
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  • To what strange nations shalt not thou resort, Driv’n to solicit aid at ev’ry court!
  • With gentle touches he performs his part, This way and that, soliciting the dart, And exercises all his heav’nly art.
  • Attentively he heard us, while we spoke; Then, with soft accents, and a pleasing look, Made this return: ’Ausonian race, of old Renown’d for peace, and for an age of gold, What madness has your alter’d minds possess’d, To change for war hereditary rest, Solicit arms unknown, and tempt the sword, A needless ill your ancestors abhorr’d?
  • Now Juno to the Stygian sky descends, Solicits hell for aid, and arms the fiends.

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  • I’m a little disappointed when the U-Haul is finally empty; I no longer have an excuse to solicit Will’s help.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • There were dozens of clubs soliciting members and notifying all of meetings: there were cat-owner groups—at least ten—a few rabbit groups, six reptile groups, four of them adamantly snake-exclusive.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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