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" And a too close and servile imitation, which the same poet calls ' treading on the heels of an author,, is deservedly laughed at by sir John Denham; ' I conceive it,, says he, * a vulgar error in translating poets, to affect being fidus interpres. Let... "
Specimens of the Classic Poets: In a Chronological Series from Homer to ... - Page xvi
by Sir Charles Abraham Elton - 1814
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The Guardian, Volume 2

Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - 1714 - 382 pages
...Denham. I conceive it, fays he, a vulgar Error in tra_nflating Poets, to affe<ft being fidtts interpret : Let that Care be with them who deal in Matters of Fact, or Matters of Faith ; but whofoever aims at it in Poetry, as he attempts what is not required, fo fhall he tie JET perform what...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 25-26

John Bell - 1800 - 440 pages
...for such undertakings. I conceive it is a vulgar error in translating poets, to affect being_/u/ar interpres ; let that care be with them who deal in matters of fail, or matters of faith i but whosoever aims at it in poetry, as he attempts what is not required,...
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The Guardian, Volume 2

1804 - 498 pages
...John Denham ; ' I conceive it,' says he, ' a vulgar error in translating poets, to affect beingfidus interpres. Let that care be with them who deal in...but whosoever aims at it in poetry, as he attempts what is not required, so shall he never perform what he attempts ; for it is not his business alone...
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The British Essayists;: Guardian

Alexander Chalmers - 1807 - 334 pages
...John Denham; ' I conceive it,, says he, * a vulgar error in translating poets, to affect being fidus interpres. Let that care be with them who deal in...but whosoever aims at it in poetry, as he attempts what is not required, so shall he never perform what he attempts ; for it is not his business alone...
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The British Essayists, Volume 18

Alexander Chalmers - 1807 - 374 pages
...translating poets, to affect being fidus interpret. ^Let that care be with them who deal in matter^ of fact, or matters of faith ; but whosoever aims at it in poetry, as he attempts what is not required, so shall he never perform what he attempts ; for it is not his business alone...
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The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser: With the Life of the Author ..., Volume 9

Edmund Spenser - 1807 - 446 pages
...conceive it is a vulgar error in translating poets, to affect heing_/zdiM interpret; let that care he with them who deal in matters of fact, or matters of faith : hut whosoever aims at it in poetrv, as he attempts what is not required, so he shall never perform...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 12

John Dryden - 1808 - 496 pages
...Virgil's jEneis." — " I conceive it is a vulgar error, in translating poets, to affect being Jidus interpres; let that care be with them who deal in...but whosoever aims at it in poetry, as he attempts what is not required, so he shall never perform what he attempts : for it is not his business alone...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808 - 490 pages
...Virgil's jEneis." — " I conceive it is a vulgar error, in translating poets, to affect being Jidus interpres; let that care be with them who deal in matters of tact, or matters of faith; but whosoever aims at it in poetry, as he attempts what is not required,...
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The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The Guardian

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 342 pages
...says he, ' a vulgar error in translating poets, to affect being Jidus interfires. Let that care he with them who deal in matters of fact, or matters...but whosoever aims at it in poetry, as he attempts what is not required, so shall he never perform what he attempts ; for it is not his business alone...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 10

1813 - 662 pages
...John Denham, as quoted by the author, ' a vulgar error in ' translating poets, to affect being Jidus interpres. Let that ' care be with them who deal in...is not required, so shall he never perform what he at*' tempts ; for it is not his business a lone to translate language .'into language, but poesie into...
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