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The Aeneid
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  • And much he blames the softness of his mind, Obnoxious to the charms of womankind, And soon seduc’d to change what he so well design’d; To break the solemn league so long desir’d, Nor finish what his fates, and those of Troy, requir’d.
  • ) You see another Simois, and enjoy The labor of your hands, another Troy, With better auspice than her ancient tow’rs, And less obnoxious to the Grecian pow’rs.
  • Then thus the pow’r, obnoxious to her charms, Panting, and half dissolving in her arms: "Why seek you reasons for a cause so just, Or your own beauties or my love distrust?

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  • an obnoxious woman was making a scene
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