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The former translated into prose Virgil's HEneis, as a history; of which he speaks,
in his Proeme, in a very singular manner, as of a book hardly known. “Happened
that to my “ hande cam a lytyl book in frenche, “ whiche late was translated out ...
Hibernian Politics, O Swift! thy fate; And Pope's, ten years to comment and
translate. Proceed, great days! 'till Learning fly the shore, *Till Birch shall blush
with noble blood no more, . . . . . . . 335 Till Thames see Eaton's sons for ever play
, *Till ...
Mr. PO PE's Ho M. E. R. The Homer which Lintot prints, does not talk like Homer,
but like Pope; and he who translated him one would swear had a Hill in Tipperary
for his Parnassus, and a puddle in some Bog for his Hippocrene". He has no ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lizpatanders - LibraryThing
On the whole, I did enjoy reading this poem, although I found it very difficult to read. I've heard before that it's very hard to comprehend the first time around, and I would have to agree. Although ... Read full review