The Aeneid

by: Virgil

Book V

Quotes Book V
1

And from a mound a trumpet rings, announce The games commenced.

2

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.

3

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

4

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.