Vergil in a sentence

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Definition of Vergil

  • a Roman poet; author of the epic poem `Aeneid' (70-19 BC)

How to use vergil in a sentence. Vergil pronunciation.

He growls as follows[188]: "That woman is a worse nuisance than usual who, as soon as she goes to bed, praises Vergil; makes excuses for doomed Dido; pits bards against one another and compares them; and weighs Homer and Maro in the balance.
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These auspicious events were celebrated by the lofty verse of Vergil's _Fourth Eclogue_. Sext.
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Similarly Vergil tells us that Charon’s boat (which is also a parallel to the Brig) was almost sunk by the weight of Æneas.
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Another book I have which I call 'The Supplement to Polydore Vergil,' which treats of the invention of things, and is a work of great erudition and research, for I establish and elucidate elegantly some things of great importance which Polydore omitted to mention.
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And this demonstration is just the thing for me for that other book I am writing, the 'Supplement to Polydore Vergil on the Invention of Antiquities;' for I believe he never thought of inserting that of cards in his book, as I mean to do in mine, and it will be a matter of great importance, particularly when I can cite so grave and veracious an authority as Senor Durandarte.
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And he tells an interesting anecdote about a manuscript of Vergil: Sed quoniam _aheni_ quoque exemplo usi sumus, venit nobis in memoriam, fidum optatumque, multi nominis Romae, grammaticum ostendisse mihi librum Aeneidos secundum mirandae vetustatis, emptum in Sigillariis XX.
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I. VERGIL AND HIS POEMS.
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Vergil represents Euander as still alive when Aeneas came to Italy.
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Vergil used to produce his verses like a bear. 2.
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The verses of Vergil were at first rough and unfinished. 3.
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All the verses of Vergil were afterwards polished and corrected.
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The rough verses were polished and corrected by Vergil, as (its) offspring is licked and formed by that animal.
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Examples of Vergil

Example #1
According to Juvenal, who, as an orthodox satirist, was not fond of the weaker sex, women sometimes became over-educated.
Example #2
Whether they are really his wife's, as he maintains; or his own, which he denies; he deserves equal honour, either because he composes them, or because he has made his wife, whom he married when a mere girl, so learned and polished.
Example #3
Pompeius had reason to complain.
Example #4
The new compact was sealed by the marriage of Antony with Octavia, his colleague's sister, a virtuous and beautiful lady, worthy of a better consort.
Example #5
Whinny-moor is also found in Norse and German mythology.
Example #6
It has to be traversed by all departed souls on their way to the realms of Hel or Hela, the Goddess of Death.