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" I have endeavoured to make Virgil speak such English, as he would himself have spoken, if he had been born in England, and in this present age. "
The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: including the series ... - Page 353
edited by - 1810
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...reason as the French translator, that taking all the materials of this divine author, I have endeavoured to make Virgil speak such English, as he would himself...desire ; yet I shall not be wholly without praise, i{ in some sort I may be allowed to have copied the clearness, the purity, the easiness and the magnificence...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden,: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - 1800
...translator, that taking all the materials of this divine EPICK POETRY. 537 author, I have endeavoured to make Virgil speak such English, as he would himself...attempt according to my desire ; yet I shall not be whoHy without praise, if in some sort I may be allowed to have copied the* clearness, the purity, the...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800
...as the .French translator, that taking all the materials of this divine author, I have endeavoured to make Virgil speak such English, as he would himself...had been born in England, and in this present age. M acknowledge, with Segrais, that I have not succeeded in this attempt according to my desire ; yet...
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The works of Virgil, Volume 2

Virgil, John Carey, Knightly Chetwood - 1803
...as the French translator, that, taking all the materials of this divine author, I have endeavoured to make Virgil speak such English as he would himself...England, and in this present age. I acknowledge, with S^grais, that I have not succeeded in this attempt according to my desire : yet I shall not be wholly...
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The Works of Virgil, Volume 2

Virgil - Aeneas (Legendary character) - 1806
...as the French translator, that, taking all the materials of this divine author, I have endeavoured to make Virgil speak such English as he would himself...present age. I acknowledge, with Segrais, that I have hot succeeded in this attempt according to my desire : yet I shall not be wholly without praise, if...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...as the French translator, that, taking all the materials of this divine author, I have endeavoured to make Virgil speak such English as he would himself...England, and in this present age. I acknowledge, with SŁgrais, that I have not succeeded in this attempt according to my desire: yet I shall not be wholly...
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The Works of the Greek and Roman poets, Volume 10, Parts 1-2

Literary Criticism - 1813
...have spoken, if he had been bora in England, and in this present age. I acknowledge, with Seji ; .is, that I have not succeeded in this attempt according to my desire: yet I shall not be wholiy without praise, if in some sort I may be allowed to have copied the clearness, the purity, the...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...that, taking all the materials of iins divine author, I have endeavoured to make Virgil speak snch English as he would himself have spoken, if he had...England, and in this present age. I acknowledge, with Scgrais, that I have not sncceeded iu this attempt according to my desire: yet I shall not be wholly...
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Virgil, Volume 1

Virgil - History - 1830
...taking all the materials of this divine author, I have endeavored to make Virgil speak such Łnglish as he would himself have spoken if he had been born in England, and in this present age. 1 acknowlege with Segrais, that I have not succeeded in this attempt according to my desire: yet I...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life

John Dryden, John Mitford - 1836
...as the French translator, that, taking all the materials of this divine author, I have endeavoured to make Virgil speak such English as he would himself...this present age. I acknowledge, with Segrais, that 2 have not succeeded in this attempt according to my desire ; yet I shall not be wholly without praise,...
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