XXVI . “ Illic quà patulo viret ista cacumine fagus , Tortilis implicitans , altior , orbe pedes , Solibus æstivis , et molli stratus in herbâ , Spectabat ...
XXVI . That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high , His listless length , at noontide , would he stretch , And pore upon the brook that babbles by .
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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