And from a mound a trumpet rings, announce
The games commenced.
Saying this, she snatched a brand, and drawing back
Her arm, hurled it afar, with all her strength.
Excited and bewildered stood the dames
“Follow then the advice
So excellent, the aged Nautes gives.
The chosen youths, the bravest hearts, take now
Now joy in turn pervades Aeneas’ soul,
Late in suspense. He orders all the masts
To be erected, and the canvas spread.
The ships all move as one.
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