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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 ...
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 .
... by no complete . means Translations into Greek and Latin are the most
numerous , principally by Etonians , with whom Gray stands so deservedly high .
The difficulty in selecting the version in the former language has happily been
The Latin version is from the pen of the Rev. William Hildyard , who has most
kindly permitted the editor to make use of it for this edition . The German
translation is printed from a collection of poetry in that language , entitled “
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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