Lyrics and Bucolics: The Eclogues of Virgil, a Selection from the Odes of Horace, and The Legend of the Sibyll

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Published for the Author, 1868 - 140 páginas
A collection of translations which includes Vergil and Horace.
 

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Página 140 - Only a small number of copies of this very vulgar, but very curious, book have been printed, for the Collectors of" Street Words
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Página xii - That servile path thou nobly dost decline, Of tracing word by word, and line by line: A new and nobler way thou dost pursue, To make translations and translators too: They but preserve the ashes, thou the flame, True to his sense, but truer to his fame.
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