The Aeneid

by: Virgil

Book V

Quotes Book V
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 Of Troy.
“Follow then the advice So excellent, the aged Nautes gives. The chosen youths, the bravest hearts, take now To Italy.”
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.