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... in some measure superseding the use of Copper and Steel , led to the present
attempt to apply this mode of embellishment to a Poem of such general and
deserved celebrity , and which appeared to afford the greatest scope for the
talents of ...
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 vignette on the title - page , engraved by W. H. Powis , is a view of Stoke -
Poges church , Buckinghamshire , the church - yard of which is the scene of this
celebrated poem , and near which is a monument erected to the memory of Gray
The favourable reception which this edition of one of the most popular poems in
the English language has obtained , and the ... Perhaps few of the admirers of
this elegant poem in its native tongue are aware of the homage paid to its
It is impossible to conclude this slight notice of this poem without a feeling of
exultation at the tribute paid by foreigners to the transcendant merits of a
composition , which the highest critical authority in our own country has declared
it would be ...
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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