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Example sentences from the Web for Virgil
Solzhenitsyn was my Virgil many a time as I passed through the circles of incarceration.
What Virgil meant by that,” Thomas explains, “is that to steal means to improve upon, which is basically what Dylan is doing.
“Virgil himself was accused of stealing from Homer, and the voice of Bob Dylan is like that,” Thomas said.
Each of his 40 chapters, which range from Homer and Virgil to e-books and the future of literature, averages only six pages.John Sutherland‘s Enjoyable Little History of Literature|Malcolm Forbes|November 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The result is gore, as in when Virgil is slashed and ripped to pieces.
So Virgil, "Solemnes tum forte dapes et tristia dona ante urbem in luco," &c.
Later he studied well, however, and became filled with a love of Virgil and Homer.Frdric Mistral|Charles Alfred Downer
You have intelligence and powers of invention, as Virgil and Horace had; but perhaps it is not absolutely the same intelligence.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Who has not devoured the classical dictionary before he has learned to scan the lines of Homer or of Virgil?
Virgil borrowed many of his thoughts, and was regarded as the prince of Roman song in the time of Cicero.
British Dictionary definitions for Virgil
Derived forms of VirgilVirgilian or Vergilian, adjective
Cultural definitions for Virgil
An ancient Roman poet; the author of the Aeneid, one of the great epics of Western literature.