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" Fabr. Thesau. a Harl.) Such are the marks of attention which Apollonius has hitherto received from the literary world. I shall not presume to say, how the English translators of Apollonius, who have gone before me, have succeeded in their task. It would... "
The Argonautics, tr. into Engl. verse with notes by W. Preston - Page xxix
by Apollonius (of Rhodes) - 1803
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1803
...from the literary world. ' '. I shall not presume to say, how the English translators of Apollonius, who have gone before me, •' have succeeded in their...It would ill become me, to speak in degrading terms gf those gentlemen, whose taste led them, to precede me, in the meritorious province of endeavouring...
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The Annual Review and History of Literature, Volume 2

Books - 1804
...how the English translators of Apollonius, .who have fone before me, bave succeeded in their task. I would ill become me, to speak in degrading terms of those gentlemen, whose insto ledlhc-ni to precede me, in the meritorious province of endeavouring todo justice to ibis delightful,...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...received from the literary world. I shall not presume to say, how the English translators of Apollonius, who have gone before me, have succeeded in their task....it is the privilege of the public to appreciate the labours of writers. It may appear to many, that a new translation of an author who has been twice translated...
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