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will not even on the word of his courtiers believe in the ruin of



xii] J. B. PITRA (1852). 87

his kingdom.' The natural order would be 379 sociis neque
credit \ 380 laturus peiora sONum p. Ae. When suum lost its
0, the -sum was completed by conjecture, and the other corrup-
tions followed in the usual course, cf. 4G4i n.
5 383 cf. 404.

384 sed iusta oratio non est | auribus inuitis.

cf. Quintil. V 7 27 nihil enim facile persuadetur
inuitis. Ov. a. a. II 449 quae si mid inuitas crimen p)eruenit
ad aures.

lo 391 haec deindo metu regis poscente.

Read haec TVM deinde 253. 473 n. Gen. 1296 n.

399 quiu et cursantibus ipsis

400 innocui tacuere canes, pressoque latratu
intrepidi lambuut caudae de uerbere crura,

15 nonnumquam in dominos posita formidiue saeui.

400 presso latratu. Paulin. uit. Ambr. 46 uoce
pressa. Ov. met. ix 691 and 764 uocem. xiv 779 uoces.
401 intrepidiS C, rightly. Dogs that sometimes bite their
masters cause no alarm to Israel.

20 405 quod pecora et totum uellet conuerrere censu.
Read censuM. cf 383.

406 iamque de piceo noctem fuscai'at amictu.

" despicio A. deVs piceo C." Pitra.
Read with C : iamque deVs piceo n.f. a.

25 408 QVum subita intereunt morte quos partlbus almae
ediderant primis.

Read with C Cwn and partVbus and transpose cum
in. i. s.

409 modico discrimine leti. Aen. ill 685 I. d. paruo. X 511.
30 IX 143 I. discrimina parua. Ov. met. vii 426. Sil. xii 266.

410 ipsius solio regis cunctosque deinde
quacumque de stirpe uiros pecudesque ferasque.

The deinde implies a starting point. Read : ipsius
A solio regis. 'Death making but small distinction from the
35 throne of Pharaoh himself down to men of every stock and tame
cattle and game.'



88 EXODUS. [«■. XII—

412 horrisonas. Gen. GOO. Sil. viii G54. Claud. Ruf. i
85. Aldhelm laud. uirg. 24 Cic. poet. Lucr. Verg. Luc. VF.

413 omnia tecta fremunt, resonant Clangoribus urbe.s.

Plangorihus C, riglitly. cf. 172 and Aen. xii 607
resonant plangoribus aedes. 5

414 turn uero incumbunt omnes Retrudere plebem.

Detrudere C, rightly. Drakenb. on Liv. ix 10 6.

41 G censusque et cuncta siipellex

tradltur ET nullum putatur bine fore damnum.

The true quantity of initetur occurs 422. lane fore lo
damnum has the true ring of our author. Then we must have
nullumQVE jndatur. To manage this change tradltiir into
tradVNtur {tradutur), and read:

traduntur, mdlumque putatur hwc fore damnum.

422 putetur. Gen. 459. Cato r. r. 2 5. Plant, trin. 417. 15
most. 299. Ter. ad. 208. Afran. 79. [Aus.] per. II. praef. p.
S77 7 P.

427 sacrataEque deo dicuntur gaudia noctis.
Read with C

sacrataque (or rather -aeque) d. dVcuntur g. n. 20

429 otia lenta ferunt curaque Omittitur omnis.

Read REmittitur. 340 n. The same correction is
needed Spicil. Solesm. i p. 236 ver. 438. Cic. Verr. iv 137.
Caes. b. c. II 13 2. Stat. s. iv 6 1 forte remittentem curas
Phoeboque leuatum \ p>ectora. Tac. XI v 23. remissiones )( curae 25
Tac. d. 28. Agr. 9.

430 nemo solum uertit curuique immunis aratri.

solum uertit 150 n. Paulin. Nol. c. xv 82 ille
solum caelo uertit. c. q. i. a. = 912. cf. Gen. 681.

433 iungeRE. "iungIC" Pitra. ^o,iunge. 30

434 dubios cibos. Ter. Hor.

436 agnusquc assumitur albens,

mcnsibus explicitis bis senis, quos facit annus,
integer et toto grcge mollior : hOc siinul omnes
mandcrc lex adigit, sanctacque Apponcrc mensac. 3^



xnj J. B. PITRA (1852). 89

4:37 ''his senOs AC." Pitha. 438 ' et t. g. vi.' luv.
XI 66. hVnc C 4^20 "EXj^onere A." Pitra (and 0)
Read

mensihus explicitis, his senOs quos facit annus,
5 .... liVnc. Pitra's op^jonere seems to be right.

exponere would come from the que.

442 ins omnes commune tenet, AlQVE acre parati

Et locare manus soliti praeputia ponunt.
Read :
10 ius omnes commune tenet, EtIAM aere parati

AtQVE locare m. s. p. p. For praeputia ponu7it see
luv. XIV 99.

444 festiVosque cibos agni de uiscere sumunt.

'Re^d festiFos cl. Exod. 12 11 et comedetis festi-
15 nanter. cf. 540. 549.

445 necquicquam. Read nee quicquam.
447 fermento carent panes mollisque farina

foutibus admixtis tenues formatur in orbes.
447 Read:
20 fermentoQ VE carent 2'>anes, mollisque f.

The a of careo is preserved Exod. 226. 367. 963.
1089. p. 247 ver. 843. a is a corruption Exod. 107. 1357.

449 azyma. Gen. 585. Commod. apol. 689 (696).

450 istA Haec sacra flunt cunctis redeuntibus annis.
25 Read :

istaec sacra fERunt c. r. a. c£ Aen. v 59 60 atque

Jiaec me sacra quotannis \ urhe uelit posita templis sihi ferrc

dicatis. Also the famous lines georg. ii 475 — 7 me uero primum

dulces ante omnia Musae, \ quarum sacra fero ingenti percussus

^o amove, \ accipiant. On fumt cf 774. Gen. 6 n.

455 armataequo manus baculorum robora gestant.

haculorum BACVLa g. C, by dittography.

456 insuper arripiunt pallentis gramEn PIYsopi.

gramlnA Esopi C. So in Numbers 17 (p. 240 612)
35 for cui gvamen HYsopi C reads c. g. Esopi.

460 maligni. The devil, as Tert. fug. in pers. 2. Com-
modian apol. 317 (321) and very often in other authors.



90 EXODUS. [c. XIII—

461 iamque gradum ad qiiintura generis descenderat ordo,
cum deserta petens, rubrum ueniebat ad aequor
cara deo pubes bustisque exempta losephi
ossa gerens, uero qui quondam dixerat ore
4G5 serenos domini intuitus dextramque benignara 5

uenturam caelo libertatemque Laturam.

4Gi gradum. Namatian I 591. Barth on 508.
CI. Mar. Victor aleth. iii 319 succiduis gradibus deoursa pro-
pago. 4G4 Read:

ossa gerens, uero qui dixerat ore serenos 10

intuitus quondam domini dextramque benignam
uenturam caelo libertatemque Daturam.
For the confusion of order cf. 379. 755. Gen. 43 44 ; for the
true serenos 514; for the false laturam Gen. 443. Exod. 379; on
the confusion of datus and latus cf Burman on Ov. am. ill 5 90. 15
Drakeub. on Liv. I 4 7. vii 28 8. xxxiv 59 2. epit. 7.
46. 107.

472 clarO fulgebat crine cometae. clarl C, rightly. On
crinis cf. Manil. I 833. 836. 847 (this last in spite of Bentley)
Stat. Th. VII 583. So of comets Plin. 11 89 crinitas. Sen. n. q. 20
VI 3 3 c. sidera. Amm. xxx 5 16. Eutr. x 8 3 stella.

473 Paulaeum dcinde petunt. Read P. TVM d. cl. 391.
735.

MagdOlA. "MagdAlOC" ^o, Magdola.

474 obuersAE. " obserua in cod." PiTRA. C has obuersO. 25
476 praetumidos. p. 241 ver. 649. Beda mirac. Cuthb. c. 18.

Riddle- White and Lewis-Short cite "luuenc. 584." No: i 580.
481 ergo alacris in bella ciet, ceu parua, phalanges.

So then Pharaoh cheers on his eager troojjs to the
wars, ceu parna, as small and bloodless. ^o

484 cf. Verg. g. iii 108.

488 uariis adsultibus.

Aen. V 442.

489 iamque accelerans procurua ad litora rubri
marmoris admorat socias in bella quadrigas. ^e

489 read I AM iamque, or perhaps iam ReX. 490
admorat cf Gen. 1003 n.



XI v] J. B. FIT HA (1852). 91

494) dutn pontum cernIT et hostem.

"opjMsitum certieret hostem C." Pitra. No, d. p.
cernERet h.

496 haec memorat : 'quae tanta fuit fiducia, ductor,
5 roboris insueti, cognatam perdere plebem ?'

cf. p. 238 ver. 521.

501 aerumna ends the hexameter in Paidin. Petricord.
uit. Mart. I m. II 24. 506. iv 33. 43 (Petschenig in his index
p. 181 has no other examples).

10 514 mordaces curas. Gen. 43. 75 5e?is;;. Exod. 703 Moces.
1194 corde. Paulin. Nol. c. x 263 satirae -cis aceto.

519 quos mortis tempus adurget. Add Venant. c. V 14 15
and you double the exx. of this last word known to lexx.

522 haec ubi disseruit, pROuentuM dicta secuNtuR

15 haec vhi disseruit — J os^hua, 222. " 2)ERuentuM C"

Pitra. No, The scribe cannot hold the thread of thought
through a single line: desinit in jiiscem mulier formosa superne.
We have the cart before the horse. ' This said, words follow the
effect.' So ? No, no. Ter. haut. 904 = Andr. 381 dictum, factum.

20 'No sooner said than done.' Gesagt, gethan. Read prouentuS dicta
secutuS (for secutuR). So deMituR ousted deDituS 877. Gen.
33 n. Ps. 32 9 ipse dixit, et facta sunt: ipse mandauit,et creata
sujit. Horn. T 242 ai/TiK €7T€l8' a[xa fxv6o


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