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Bibliography: Ecologues by Virgil
- c. 42-37 B.C.E.
- Note Source
- My Antonia Book III, Chap. 2; My Antonia Scholarly Edition, note 200
- Note Relating to Cather
- In My Antonia, Jim thinks of Virgil bringing the Muse "to his father's fields, 'sloping down to the river and to the old beech trees with broken tops'"; the line is from Virgil's Eclogue IX.