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His Life, Friendships and Philosophy
TOLD BY HIMSELF
IN UNRHYMED METRICAL TRANSLATION, WITH THE
FROM HIS WORKS.
INCLUDING VIEWS OF AUTHORITIES ON RHYMING, AND OTHER
COMMENTS, AND EXAMPLES.
THE EVENING POST JOB PRINTING HOUSE
TO W. GORDON McCABE, OF VIRGINIA The learned, and amiable Quintilius and Aristarchus* of my beginnings in Horatian translation, and my friend since the dura tempora of our boyhood-days, when we could say, with Horace, me * * civilisque rudem belli tulit aestus in arma, (+) yet happily omit the relicta non bene parmula, () this modest volume is affectionately inscribed, by
* Ars P. 438-450. + Epist. 2 II. 47. #Ode 2 VII. 10.