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used in The Aeneid

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include in scope; or surround
  • Uncover'd but by heav'n, there stood in view An altar; near the hearth a laurel grew, Dodder'd with age, whose boughs encompass round The household gods, and shade the holy ground.
    Book 2 (64% in)
  • "Now peals of shouts come thund'ring from afar, Cries, threats, and loud laments, and mingled war: The noise approaches, tho' our palace stood Aloof from streets, encompass'd with a wood.
    Book 2 (36% in)
  • When, in the shady shelter of a wood, And near the margin of a gentle flood, Thou shalt behold a sow upon the ground, With thirty sucking young encompass'd round; The dam and offspring white as falling snowThese on thy city shall their name bestow, And there shall end thy labors and thy woe.
    Book 3 (53% in)

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