American Journal of Philology, Volume 11

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Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve, Charles William Emil Miller, Tenney Frank, Benjamin Dean Meritt, Harold Fredrik Cherniss, Henry Thompson Rowell
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1890 - Classical philology
Features articles about literary interpretation and history, textual criticism, historical investigation, epigraphy, religion, linguistics, and philosophy. Serves as a forum for international exchange among classicists and philologists.

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Page 65 - contemporary, George Sandys. Dryden, in the preface to his Fables, calls Sandys “the best versifier of the former age, if I may venture to call it by that name, which was the former part of this concluding century.” The work of Sandys which elicited this high praise is his translation of Ovid's Metamorphoses, a
Page 212 - song. If the minnepoet ‘translates the stubbornness of fortune into so quiet and so sweet a style,' the needy sonneteer at court, ‘with wit more ripe,” makes heath and
Page 272 - Papers of the Archaeological Institute of America. American Series III. Final report of investigations among the Indians of the Southwestern United States, carried on mainly in the years from
Page 208 - rising above the atmosphere that envelops him, discovers clarified figures which create a new vogue. ‘His delights were dolphinlike; they showed his back above the element they lived in' (Shakesp., Ant, and Cleop. V 2).
Page 60 - “0 shows, shows, mighty shows! The eloquence of masques! What need of prose, Or verse, or prose. t' express immortal you? You are the spectacle of state, ‘tis true, Courthieroglyphics, and all arts afford, In the mere perspective of an inchboard;
Page 229 - these studies are published by authority of Harvard University, and will be contributed chiefly by its instructors and graduates, although contributions from other sources will not necessarily be excluded. The publication is supported by a fund of
Page 399 - Pausanias. Mythology and Monuments of Ancient Athens; being a translation of a portion of the “Attica” of Pausanias, by Margaret de G. Verrall; with an introductory essay and archaeological commentary, by Jane E. Harrison.
Page 264 - Callisthenes [The false]. The History of Alexander the Great; being the Syriac version of the pseudoCallisthenes, ed. from five MSS, with an English tr. and notes by Ernest A. Wallis Budge.
Page 58 - is not altogether so hobling as an Almanacks. The death of a great man or the burning of a house furnish him with an Argument, and the nine Muses are out strait in mourning gowne, and Melpomine cryes Fire, Fire. [His other Poems are but Briefs in Rime, and like the poore Greekes collections to redeeme from captiuity.] He is a

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