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1  The three foremost shall receive prizes, and have pale olive bound about their head.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK FIFTH
2  Gifts of frankincense, food, and bowls of olive oil, are poured and piled upon the fire.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SIXTH
3  Himself, his head bound with stripped leaves of olive, he stands apart on the prow holding the cup, and casts the entrails into the salt flood and pours liquid wine.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK FIFTH
4  Furthermore there came, sent by King Archippus, the priest of the Marruvian people, dressed with prosperous olive leaves over his helmet, Umbro excellent in valour, who was wont with charm and touch to sprinkle slumberous dew on the viper's brood and water-snakes of noisome breath.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SEVENTH
5  After the embers sank in and the flame died away, they soaked with wine the remnant of thirsty ashes, and Corynaeus gathered the bones and shut them in an urn of brass; and he too thrice encircled his comrades with fresh water, and cleansed them with light spray sprinkled from a bough of fruitful olive, and spoke the last words of all.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SIXTH
6  Here there haply had stood a bitter-leaved wild olive, sacred to Faunus, a tree worshipped by mariners of old; on it, when rescued from the waves, they were wont to fix their gifts to the god of Laurentum and hang their votive raiment; but the Teucrians, unregarding, had cleared away the sacred stem, that they might meet on unimpeded lists.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK TWELFTH
7  And now envoys were there from the Latin city with wreathed boughs of olive, praying him of his grace to restore the dead that lay strewn by the sword over the plain, and let them go to their earthy grave: no war lasts with men conquered and bereft of breath; let this indulgence be given to men once called friends and fathers of their brides.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK ELEVENTH