1. had stolen, from rapiō.
2. vulpēs is fox, vulpēcula, little fox. The suffix -cula is often thus used in forming diminutives.
3. had a great desire for, English appetite is a direct descendant from this word.
4. By Pollux! A very common exclamation. Pollux was one of the numerous Roman demigods.
5. Dative of Indirect Object.
6. corresponds to, is equal to.
7. Ablative of Cause, with īnflātus.
8. puffed up, perfect participle of īnflō.
9. ē rōstrō apertō: out of his opened beak, i.e. opened in effort to sing. apertō is the perfect participle of aperiō.
10. From dēlābor, slip out.
11. pretī parvī: of little value
12. as. With this meaning ut takes the indicative.
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