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Letters Concerning Poetical Translations

And Virgil's and Milton's Arts of Verse, &c

William Benson


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Hardcover (5/17/2016)
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Here you see it is the Anger of Achilles, that does all that is mentioned in three or four Lines. Now if the Translator does not nicely observe Homer's Stile in this Passage, all the Fire of Homer will be lost. For Exam-ple: "O Heavenly Goddess, sing the Wrath of the Son of Peleus, the fatal Source of all the Woes of the Gre-cians, that Wrath which sent the Souls of many Heroes to Pluto's gloomy Empire, while their Bodies lay upon the Shore, and were torn by devouring Dogs, and hungry Vultures.

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Publication Date: November 12, 2020