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" These rites and customs to the rest commend, That to your pious race they may descend.  "
The British Poets: Including Translations ... - Page 233
by British poets - 1822
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795 - 316 pages
...wondered, how Mr. Dryden cculd translate a passage out of Virgil after the following manner : Tack tr, the larboard, and stand off to sea, Veer starboard sea and land. Milton ma'^es use of lirtoerj in the same manner. Wten he is upon building, he mentions Doric pillars,...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 2

George Campbell - English language - 1801 - 404 pages
...composing, is the in judicious introduction of technical words and phrases, as in the following passage : Tack to the larboard, and stand off to sea, Veer starboard sea and land— — *. * Dry den's ^Eneid. • Of perspicuity. What an absurd profusion, in an epic poem too, of...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 2

George Campbell - English language - 1801 - 404 pages
...in. • judicious introduction of technical words and phrases, as in the following passage : Tacjc to the larboard, and stand off to sea, Veer starboard sea and land ---- *. * Dryden's B 3 Of perspicuity. What an absurd profusion, in an epic poem too, of terms which...
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The Works of Virgil, Volume 2

Virgil - Agriculture - 1803 - 408 pages
...and customs to the rest commend, That to your pious race they may descend. When, parted hence, the wind that ready waits For Sicily, shall bear you to...the straits Where proud Pelorus opes a wider way, :5 Tack to the larboard, and stand off to sea: . n Veer starboard sea and land. Th' Italian shore,...
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Select British Classics, Volume 14

English literature - 1803 - 372 pages
...often wondered how Mr. Dryden could translate a passage out of Virgil, after the following manner : " Tack to the larboard, and stand off to sea, Veer starboard sea and land.".... ........*... Milton makes use of larboard in the same manner. When he is upon building he mentions...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1804 - 578 pages
...have often wondered how Mr. Dryden could translate a passage out of Virgil after the following manner. Tack to the larboard, and stand off to sea, Veer starboard sea and land. Milton makes use of larboard in the same manner. When he is upon building, he mentions Doric Pillars,...
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The works of Virgil, tr. into Engl. verse by mr. Dryden. Carey, Volume 3

Publius Vergilius Maro - 1806 - 328 pages
...and customs to the rest commend, That to your pious race they may descend. When, parted hence, the wind that ready waits For Sicily, shall bear you to...the straits Where proud Pelorus opes a wider way, $25 Tack to the larboard, and stand off to sea : Veer starboard sea and land. Th' Italian shore, And...
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The Works of Virgil, Volume 2

Virgil - Aeneas (Legendary character) - 1806 - 414 pages
...that ready waits For Sicily, shall bear you to the straits Where proud Pelorus opes a wider way, 525 Tack to the larboard, and stand off to sea : Veer starboard sea and land. Th' Italian shore, And fair Sicilia's coast, were one, before An earthquake caus'd the flaw : the roaring...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808 - 302 pages
...and trifling, it is, I think, at present universally exploded by all the masters of polite writing. Tack to the larboard and stand off to sea, Veer starboard sea and land. ' Milton makes use of larboard in the same manner. When he is upon building, he mentions doric pillars,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Pope's Homer's ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 760 pages
...descend. " ' When parted hence, the wind that ready For Sicily, shall bear you to the straits : [waits Where proud Pelorus opes a wider way, Tack to the...and stand off to sea : Veer starboard sea and land. Th' Italian shore, And fair Sicilia's coast were one, before An earthquake caus'd the flaw, the roaring...
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