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Maʹro

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Virgil, whose name was Publius Virgilius Maro, was born on the banks of the river Mincio, at the village of Andes, near Mantua. (B.C. 70–19.)

“Sweet Maro’s muse, sunk in inglorious rest,

Had silent slept amid the Mincian reeds.”


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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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