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Propertius

[ proh-pur-shee-uhs, -shuhs ]

noun

  1. Sex·tus [seks, -t, uh, s], c50–c15 b.c., Roman poet.


Propertius

/ prəˈpɜːʃɪəs; -ʃəs /

noun

  1. PropertiusSextus?50 bc?15 bcMRomanWRITING: poet Sextus (ˈsɛkstəs). ?50–?15 bc , Roman elegiac poet


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His classical reputation rests on his editions of Propertius and Tibullus .

Surely your far-famed Propertius says, 'Love is benefited by many things, a faithful nature and resolute persistence.'

Thus the dragon referred to by Propertius in the quotation annexed may have been a large python.

And, putting down Propertius, the acute, sharp face of Trevanion instantly became earnest and attentive.

He also brought in the elegiac couplet, which was to attain perfection at the hands of Propertius and Ovid.

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