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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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The Works of Virgil

Virgil - Agriculture - 1880 - 450 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...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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Virgil's Æneid

Virgil - Latin poetry - 1886 - 336 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...fair Sicilia's coast were one before An earthquake eaused the flaw, the roaring tides The passage broke that land from land divides, And where the lands...
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A Summer's Cruise in the Waters of Greece, Turkey and Russia

Alfred Colbeck - Black Sea region - 1887 - 444 pages
...beautiful islands. It was the opinion of the ancients that Sicily was once joined to the mainland. " The Italian shore And fair Sicilia's coast were one, before An earthquake caused the Haw : the roaring tides The passage broke, that land from land divides ; And where the lands retired,...
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Selections in English Prose from Elizabeth to Victoria (1580-1880).

James Mercer Garnett - English literature - 1891 - 728 pages
...have often wondered how Mr. Dryden could translate a Passage of Virgil after the following manner : Tack to the Larboard, and stand off to Sea, Veer Star~board, 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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Criticisms on Paradise Lost

Joseph Addison - 1892 - 234 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, s When he is upon building, he mentions ' Doric...
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Criticisms on Paradise Lost

Joseph Addison - 1892 - 236 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, s When he is upon building, he mentions ' Doric...
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The Complete Compendium of Universal Knowledge: Containing All You Want to ...

William Ralston Balch - Bookbinding - 1895 - 830 pages
...through a roughness of wheel and a stubbornness of spring with a jarring and confounding attrition/' "Tack to the larboard, and stand off to sea. Veer starboard sea and land." — Dryden's "^Eneid.** What an absurd profusion, in an epic poem too, of terms, which few but seamon...
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The Spectator: no. 252-321; Dec. 19, 1711-Mar. 8, 1712

George Atherton Aitken - 1898 - 406 pages
...often wondered how Mr. Dryden could translate a passage 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.7 When he is upon building he mentions Doric pillars,...
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Lives of the English Poets: Cowley-Dryden

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1905 - 530 pages
...wondered howMr. 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." [Dryden's Aeneid, iii. 526; Virgil's Aeneid, iii. 412.] ' Milton makes use of larboard in the same...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden

John Dryden - English poetry - 1909 - 1112 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...and stand off to sea: Veer starboard sea and land. 1 1Г Italian shore And fair Sicilia's coast were one, before An earthquake caus'd the flaw: the roar-...
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