[ US /ˈvɝdʒəɫ/ ]
  1. a Roman poet; author of the epic poem `Aeneid' (70-19 BC)
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  • The distich caused discussion regarding the quantity of "hic", but the pope defended the prosody of Voltaire who confirmed his opinion by a quotation from Virgil which he said ought to be the epitaph of The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne
  • In _Coriolanus_, Shakespeare makes Volumnia the mother, and Virgilia the wife, of Coriolanus; but his _wife_ was Volumnia, and his _mother_ Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol. 1 A Revised American Edition of the Reader's Handbook
  • Profit is also found in Xenophon, Ovid, Thucydides, Cicero and Virgil. The Volokh Conspiracy » My Top 10 Most Influential Books:
  • = Merkel proposed MORES, citing Virgil _G_ I 50-52 'at prius ignotum ferro quam scindimus aequor,/uentos et uarium caeli praediscere _morem_/cura sit' and Statius _Sil_ III ii 87 'quos tibi currenti praeceps gerat Hadria _mores_'. The Last Poems of Ovid
  • We find it, for instance, in the criticism of Virgil, to whose work were attributed four distinct meanings: literal, allegorical, moral, and anagogic. Aesthetic as Science of Expression and General Linguistic
  • Later, he was taught to turn English verse into alcaics and sapphics in Horatian style, as well as imitating Virgil, Ovid and the Greek tragedians.
  • Adair, who loves Virgilia, resigns himself to be her confidant and Fergus' mentor.
  • It was dedicated to Roman statesman Gaius Maecenas, who had become Virgil's patron.
  • He attempts to refuse them passage, but Virgil reminds him that in Hell what God wills is done.
  • There are substantial Roma communities in all European countries, not just Romania and Bulgaria," said Virgil Bercea, the Greek Catholic bishop of Oradea. Romania Church Leaders Condemn Roma Deportations
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