AUC 1:7.5

 

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ibi cum eum cibō uīnōque grauātum sopor oppressisset, pāstor accola eius locī, nōmine Cacus, ferōx uīribus, captus pulchritūdine boum cum āuertere eam praedam uellet, quia sī agendō armentum in spēluncam compulisset ipsa uestīgia quaerentem dominum eō dēductūra erant, āversōs bouēs eximium quemque pulchritūdine caudīs in spēluncam trāxit.

Trying to make sense of the last part. Is the sense that he dragged them into the cave in order of beauty?
 
 

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dragged away whichever was outstanding in beauty.
 

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Yeah, adding more detail; I guess even epexegetical to explain that he made sure to prioritize getting the beautiful even among the beautiful.

“the turned-away cattle, each/the ones outstanding in beauty”
 
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