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Latin 201 Scansion Exercise 2

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Please scan the lines for the current reading. n.b. to scan: 1) mark each s llable as long or short !ith a " or U mark abo#e it$ 2) di#ide the line into feet b %lacing a #ertical line in the a%%ro%riate location &e.g. Primus a'mor Phoe'bi (a%h'ne)) * remember+ e#er line has , feet+ if ou ha#e more or fe!er something is a!r . -) mark elisions !ith the shallo! U .oining the elided s llables underneath.

Protinus alter amat+ fugit altera nomen amantis sil#arum tenebris ca%ti#arum/ue ferarum exu#iis gaudens innu%tae/ue aemula Phoebes. 0itta coercebat %ositos sine lege ca%illos. 1ulti illam %etiere+ illa a#ersata %etentes in%atiens ex%ers/ue #iri nemora a#ia lustrat+ nec /uid 2 men+ /uid 3mor+ /uid sint conubia curat. Sae%e %ater dixit 4generum mihi+ filia+ debes+5 sae%e %ater dixit 4debes mihi nata+ ne%otes:5 illa+ #elut crimen taedas exosa iugales+ %ulchra #erecundo suffunditur ora rubore+ in/ue %atris blandis haerens cer#ice lacertis 4da mihi %er%etua+ genitor carissime+5 dixit 4#irginitate frui: dedit hoc %ater ante (ianae.5