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" In pompous introductions, and such as promise a great deal, it generally happens that one or two verses of purple patch-work, that may make a great show, are tagged on; as when the grove and the altar of Diana and the meandering of a current hastening... "
The Works of Horace - Page 263
by Horace - 1819
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Epistola Quinti Horatii Flacci ad Pisones; sive De arte poetica liber, ex ...

Quintus Horatius Flaccus - 1824
...generally stitched to pompous beginnings, and (those) professing great things; as when the grove and altar of Diana, and the meandering of a current hastening...the river Rhine, or the rainbow is described : but now there was not a place for these : and perhaps you know how to imitate a cypress : what (of) that,...
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The works of Horace: translated literally into English prose; for ..., Volume 2

Horace - 1836
...should associate with the savage; nor that serpents should be coupled with birds, lambs with tigers. In pompous introductions, and such as promise a great...through pleasant fields, or the river Rhine, or the rainbow,is described. But here, there was no room for these fine things : perhaps too you know how...
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Works

Horace - 1850
...should associate with the savage ; nor that serpents should be coupled with birds, lambs with tigers. In pompous introductions, and such as promise a great...painted for the given price, is to be represented as i swimming hopeless out of a shipwreck ? A large * Bougha of cypress were carried in funeral processions,...
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The works of Horace, tr. literally into Engl. prose by C. Smart

Quintus Horatius Flaccus - 1850
...generally happens that one or two verses of purple patch-work, that may make a great show, are tagged on ; as when the grove and the altar of Diana and the meandering...[fine things] : perhaps, too, you know how to draw a cypress:4 but what is that to the purpose, if he, who is painted for the given price, is [to be represented...
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The Works of Horace: Translated Literally Into English Prose

Horace - 1855 - 325 pages
...generally happens that one or two verses of purple patch-work, that may make a great show, are tagged on ; as when the grove and the altar of Diana and the meandering...:* but what is that to the purpose, if he, who is painted for the given price, is [to be represented as] swimming hopeless out of a shipwreck ? A large...
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Horace

Horace - 1888 - 325 pages
...generally happens that one or two verses of purple patch-work, that may make a great show, are tagged on ; as when the grove and the altar of Diana and the meandering...things] : perhaps, too, you know how to draw a cypress : 4 but what is that to the purpose, if he, who is painted for the given price, is [to be represented...
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The Complete Works of Horace: The Original Text Reduced to the Natural ...

Horace - Latin poetry - 1894 - 502 pages
...generally happens that one or two verses of purple patch-work, that may make a great show, are tagged on ; as when the grove and the altar of Diana and the meandering...:* but what is that to the purpose, if he, who is painted for the given price, is [to be represented as] swimming hopeless out of a shipwreck ? A large...
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European Theories of the Drama: An Anthology of Dramatic Theory and ...

Barrett Harper Clark - Drama - 1918 - 501 pages
...generally happens that one or two verses of purple patch-work, that may make a great show, are tagged on; as when the grove and the altar of Diana and the meandering...cypress: but what is that to the purpose, if he who is painted for the given price, is [to be represented as] swimming hopeless out of a shipwreck? A large...
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European Theories of the Drama: An Anthology of Dramatic Theory and ...

Barrett Harper Clark - Drama - 1918 - 501 pages
...generally happens that one or two verses of purple patch-work, that may make a great show, are tagged on; as when the grove and the altar of Diana and the meandering...current hastening through pleasant fields, or the river Hhine, or the rainbow, is described. But here there was no room for these [fine things]: perhaps, too,...
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European Theories of the Drama: An Anthology of Dramatic Theory and ...

Barrett Harper Clark - Drama - 1918 - 501 pages
...generally happens that one or two verses of purple patch-work, that may make a great show, are tagged on; as when the grove and the altar of Diana and the meandering...cypress: but what is that to the purpose, if he who is painted for the given price, is {to be represented as] swimming hopeess out of a shipwreck? A large...
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