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Ovid, The Rape of Europa

From Metamorphoses, Book II, contributed to the European Prospect pages by Laellius.
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... The frighted nymph looks backward on the shoar,

And hears the tumbling billows round her roar;

But still she holds him fast: one hand is born

Upon his back; the other grasps a horn:

Her train of ruffling garments flies behind,

Swells in the air, and hovers in the wind. ...

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    Cf. Horace, Wife of the Invincible , Virgil, Europe & Beyond,
Hippocrates, Europeans Have Courage (margin: Aristotle, Europeans, Asians, and Greeks)

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