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LATIN , GERMAN , ITALIAN , AND FRENCH LANGUAGES . LONDON :
MDCCCXXXIX . LONDON : PRINTED BY SAMUEL BENTLEY , Bangor House ,.
JOHN VAN VOORST , 1 , PATERNOSTER ROW . THE Curfew tolls the knell of
parting day ...
The ELEGY itself has long been universally acknowledged as one of the most
elegant compositions which the English language ever produced . The following
testimony to its great merit is not , perhaps , generally known , and will not here
JOHN MARTIN . LONDON . Oct. 10th , 1834 . A polyglott edition of this poem has
been published , containing versions in the Greek , Latin , German , French , and
Italian languages , accompanied with the English text . ILLUSTRATIONS .
The favourable reception which this edition of one of the most popular poems in
the English language has obtained , and the numerous translations which exist
bearing ample testimony to its harmonious composition , has led to preparing this
The German translation is printed from a collection of poetry in that language ,
entitled “ Deutsches Lesebuch , " Bremen , 1837 , 8vo . the author of which
subscribes himself Gotten . The Italian version is by Guiseppe Torelli , and has
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Reprint of what may once have been one of the most familiar poems in English from the 18th century. At a time when few could read in England, one of its most educated sons, and the companion of Horace ... Read full review