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The Aeneid by Virgil
translated by Theodore C. Williams
Book I Chapter 7: Aeolus obeys Juno
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Then Aeolus: T is thy sole task, O Queen [Note 1],
to weigh thy wish and will. My fealty
thy high behest obeys. This humble throne
is of thy gift. Thy smiles for me obtain
authority from Jove. Thy grace concedes
my station at your bright Olympian board,
and gives me lordship of the darkening storm.

Note 1: Queen = Juno

Event: The Gods interfere in the Aeneid

76-80
Aeolus haec contra: 'Tuus, O regina, quid optes
explorare labor; mihi iussa capessere fas est.
Tu mihi, quodcumque hoc regni, tu sceptra Iovemque
concilias, tu das epulis accumbere divom,
nimborumque facis tempestatumque potentem.'