Anthology of Latin poetry
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Anthology of Latin poetry

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ANTHOLOGY OF LATIN POETEYANTHOLOGYOFLATIN POETEYBYKOBEET YELVEKTON Lrrr.D.TYEEELL,FELLOW AND PUBLIC TRINITY DUBLINORATOR, COLLEGE,HON. LITT.D. D.C.L. OXON LL.D. EDIN.CANTAB., ,MACMILLAN AND LIMITEDCO.,NEW YORK : THE MACMILLAN COMPANYMCMIAll reservedrightsPEEFACEtoTHIS collection of of Latin is intendedpoetryspecimensinbe a volume to the Lecturescompanion Eight givenAmerica in and1893, subsequently published (Houghtonthe title ofand Boston underMifflin, ; Macmillan, London)the collection LatinLatin in 1895. I have calledPoetrybut that isas the most convenient title available ;Anthology,which could benot the most accuratereally descriptionaim of the volume. Anof the contents or thegivenmodels ofto contain poeticanthology ought only exquisiteaims at character-Now this collection providingcomposition.while theistic of Latin Therefore,specimens poetry.of the masters will beof the work veryspecimens greatand of their the inferiorbeautiful also characteristic genius,artists will be found to exhibit the invariable of minorsignsunreal forcible-feeble diction,sentiment,poetry, exaggeration,and ineffectual almost ludicrously ineffectual)(sometimesof view hasto achieve the manner. This pointstruggles grandwith some of thebeen forward and illustrated input dealingis dwelt in the noteswriters in Latin Itearly Poetry. upontaken fromto this volume in on thecommenting specimensI mentioned at allManilius and who areGrattius, not, think,in case of ...

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ANTHOLOGY OF LATIN POETEY ANTHOLOGY OF LATIN POETEY BY KOBEET YELVEKTON Lrrr.D.TYEEELL, FELLOW AND PUBLIC TRINITY DUBLINORATOR, COLLEGE, HON. LITT.D. D.C.L. OXON LL.D. EDIN.CANTAB., , MACMILLAN AND LIMITEDCO., NEW YORK : THE MACMILLAN COMPANY MCMI All reservedrights