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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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Milton's English Poetry: Being Entries from A Milton Encyclopedia

John T. Shawcross - Poetry - 1986 - 248 pages
...and the technical problems that Milton faced are indicated by the headnote that he appended to it: "Rendered almost word for word without Rhyme according...Latin Measure, as near as the Language will permit. " He attempted, in other words, the extremely difficult task of writing English verse while using the...
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Melodious Guile: Fictive Pattern in Poetic Language

John Hollander - Poetry - 1990 - 262 pages
...her reading of English romantic poems. 2. John Milton, "The Fifth Ode of Horace, Lib. I" ("Render'd almost word for word, without Rhyme according to the...Latin Measure, as near as the Language will permit"). 3. It might be added that the poem itself is Milton's own ex voto trophy, the result of a self-imposed...
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Encyclopedia of Literary Translation Into English: A-L

O. Classe, [Anonymus AC02468681] - Reference - 2000 - 1714 pages
...represented an approach to translation almost exactly opposite to that propounded by Cowley, in that it was “Rendered almost Word for Word without Rhyme according...Latin Measure, as near as the Language will permit”. Cowley's version of the same ode was represented as a poem in which Horace's original has been “imitated”....
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The Oxford Guide to Literature in English Translation

Peter France - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 656 pages
...collection of English versions of this poem see Storrs 1959). Milton's version is, as his title has it, Rendered almost Word for Word without Rhyme according to the Latin Measure, as near as the Language wiu permit. It begins: What slender Youth bede w'd with liquid odors Courts thee on Roses in some pleasant...
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The Cambridge History of the English Language, Volume 3

Richard M. Hogg, Norman Francis Blake, Roger Lass, R. W. Burchfield - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1992 - 796 pages
...Milton had imitated his syntax. When Milton describes his translation of Odes 1 .5. (1673) as: 'rendred almost word for word without rhyme according to the...Latin measure, as near as the language will permit', he shows his kinship with a sixteenth-century writer such as Stanyhurst, who attempted to replicate...
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Complete Poems and Major Prose

John Milton - Poetry - 2003 - 1059 pages
...elegiac couplet. (1626) THE FIFTH ODE OF HORACE, LIB. I Quis multa gracilis te puer in Rosa, Rend'red 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 odors Courts thee on Roses in some pleasant Cave, Pyrrha? for...
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The Major Works

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 966 pages
...The Fifth Ode of Horace, Lib. I Quis mult a gracilis te purr in rosa Rendered almost woed for woed without rhyme according to the Latin measure, as near as the language will permit. What slender youth bedewed with liquid odours0 Courts thee on roses in some pleasant cave, Pyrrha for...
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Language, Culture, and Society: Key Topics in Linguistic Anthropology

Christine Jourdan, Kevin Tuite - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2006
...has happened. As John Milton wrote back in 1673 of his incredible recreation of Horace's Ode i. 5: "Rendered almost word for word without rhyme according to the Latin measure as nearly as the language will permit" (Carne-Ross and Haynes 1996: 88). Blok's translations of some Heine...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1839
...world, and conquer nations bold. THE FIFTH ODE OF HORACE, LIB. I. Quis mulld gracilis te puer in rosd. Rendered almost word for word, without rhyme, according...Latin measure, as near as the language will permit. slender youth, bedew'd with liquid odours, Courts thee on roses in some pleasant cave, Pyrrha? For...
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