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used in The Aeneid

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characteristic of rural life; simple without refined touches
  • The rustic honors of the scythe and share Give place to swords and plumes, the pride of war.
    Book 7 (79% in)
  • As, when in tumults rise th' ignoble crowd, Mad are their motions, and their tongues are loud; And stones and brands in rattling volleys fly, And all the rustic arms that fury can supply: If then some grave and pious man appear, They hush their noise, and lend a list'ning ear; He soothes with sober words their angry mood, And quenches their innate desire of blood: So, when the Father of the Flood appears, And o'er the seas his sov'reign trident rears, Their fury falls: he skims the...
    Book 1 (20% in)
  • They turn the glowing mass with crooked tongs; The fiery work proceeds, with rustic songs.
    Book 8 (61% in)

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