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FOR C.BATHURST, J. BUCKLAND, W.STRAHAN, J. RIVING-
MELEAGER and ATALANTA.
Out of the EIGHTH Book of
CONNECTION to the former STORY.
Ovid, baving told how Theseus had freed Athens from
the tribute of children, which was imposed on them by Minos king of Creta, by killing the Minotaur, here makes a digression to the story of Meleager and Atalanta, jubich is one of the most inartificial connections in all the Metamorphoses : for be only says, that Theseus obtained such honour from that combat, tbat all Greece had recourse to him in their necesities; and, anongj others, Calydon ; though the hero of that country, prince Meleager, was then living.
ROM him, the Caledonians fought relief ;
Though valiant Meleagrus was their chief.