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" Rendred almost word for word without Rhyme according to the Latin Measure, as near as the Language will permit. What slender Youth bedew'd with liquid odours Courts thee on Roses in some pleasant Cave, Pyrrha for whom bindst thou In Wreaths thy golden... "
A Manual of Classical Bibliography: Comprising a Copious Detail of the ... - Page 46
by Joseph William Moss - 1837
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1904
...brought back my night. [TRANSLATIONS] THE FIFTH ODE OF HORACE, LIB. I. Quis multA gracihs te puer In ros& Rendered almost word for word, without rhyme, according...Latin measure, as near as the language will permit. WHAT slender youth, bedewed with liquid odours, Courts thee on roses in some pleasant cave, Pyrrha...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - English poetry - 1905 - 625 pages
...ODE OF HORACE, LIB. I., Quis multd gracilis te puer in rosd, Rendered almost word for word, wilhout rhyme, according to the Latin measure, as near as the language will permit, WHAT slender youth, bedewed with liquid. odours, Courts thee on roses in some pleasant cave, Pyrrha?...
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A History of English Prosody from the Twelfth Century to the ..., Volume 2

George Saintsbury - English language - 1908
...otherwise with the famous version of the Pyrrha ode of Horace. Milton himself tells us that this is rendered " almost word for word without rhyme, according...Latin measure, as near as the language will permit." Now this "Latin measure" is (and it must be remembered that Milton carefully subjoins the Latin text)...
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Complete Poetical Works

John Milton - 1908 - 554 pages
...n The rest was Prose. The Fifth Ode of Horace. Lib, I. Quis multa gracilis te puer in Rosa, Rendred almost word for word without Rhyme according to the...Latin Measure, as near as the Language will permit. WHAT slender Youth bedew'd with liquid odours Courts thee on Roses in some pleasant Cave, Pyrrha for...
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The minor poems

John Milton - 1910
...back my night [TRANSLATIONS.] THE FIFTH ODE OF HORACE, LIB. I., QttU multAgncilis te puer in resd, Rendered almost word for word, without rhyme, according...Latin measure, as near as the language will permit WHAT slender youth, bedewed with liquid odours, Courts thee on roses in some pleasant cave, Pyrrha...
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The Influence of Milton on English Poetry, Volume 1

Raymond Dexter Havens - English poetry - 1922 - 722 pages
...the more impressive. THE TRANSLATION FROM HORACE Milton's famous version of Horace's ode to Pyrrha, "rendered almost word for word, without rhyme, according...Latin measure, as near as the language will permit," is probably better known to-day among Latin students than among the writers or readers of English verse....
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A Milton Handbook

James Holly Hanford - Aufsatzsammlung - 1926 - 304 pages
...translation appeared in the 1673 edition, the remarkably ingenious version of Horace's "Quis multa gracilis," "rendered almost word for word without Rhyme according...Latin Measure, as near as the Language will permit." Other fragmentary bits (generally in blank verse) from classic and Italian authors are scattered through...
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Poetical Works: Volume 2. Paradise Regain'd; Samson Agonistes; Poems Upon ...

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 392 pages
...Priest writ Large. ao 158 The Fifth Ode o/Horace. Lib. I Quis multa gracilis te puer in Rosa, Rendred almost word for word without Rhyme according to the...Latin Measure, as near as the Language will permit. WHAT slender Youth bedew'd with liquid odours Courts thee on Roses in some pleasant Cave, Pyrrba for...
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Variorum Commentary on the Poems of John Milton: The Minor ..., Volume 2, Part 3

A. S. P. Woodhouse, Douglas Bush - Literary Criticism - 1972 - 409 pages
...metrical problems posed by Milton's verse. This exquisite translation Milton claims to have ' Rendred almost word for word without Rhyme according to the...Latin Measure, as near as the Language will permit.' The question is, of course — what will the language permit, or what did Milton conclude that it would...
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Well-Weighed Syllables: Elizabethan Verse in Classical Metres

Derek Attridge - Literary Criticism - 1979 - 268 pages
...the introductory note to his translation of Horace's Fifth Ode of Book 1 states that it is 'rendred almost word for word without Rhyme according to the...Latin Measure, as near as the Language will permit' - though Shawcross (1968), in attempting to prove that the Ode and the Samson Agonistes choruses are...
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