98. Virgil's "perjured Sinon," the Greek who persuaded the
Trojans to accept the wooden horse, telling them it was meant to
protect the city, in lieu of the statue of Pallas, stolen by Diomed and
Chaucer, Nonnes Preestes Tale:--
"O false dissimilour, O Greek Sinon,
That broughtest Troye at utterly to sorwe."
103. The disease of tympanites is so called "because the abdomen
is distended with wind, and sounds like a drum when struck."
128. Ovid, Metamorph. III.:--
"A fountain in a darksome wood,
Nor stained with falling leaves nor rising mud."