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|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Dryden; Titus Lucretius Carus; Theocritus.; Horace.; Ovid; Geoffrey Chaucer; Giovanni Boccaccio; Homer.
|Notes:||Vol. 1, p. 133 and 157 misnumbered 132 and 15 respectively; vol. 2, pagination skips from 271 to 360.
Table of contents follows each volume.
"This folio edn was made up from existing edns of the poems, plays and trns: ... vol. 3 from Poems on various occasions, 1701 and Fables ancient and modern [translated into verse, from Homer, Ovid, Boccace, & Chaucer: with original poems] 1701 [i.e. 1700] (with general title-page added)"--Cambridge bibliography of English literature.
To my honour'd kinsman, John Driden, of Chesterton. Meleager and Atalanta, out of the eighth book of Ovid's Metamorphosis. Sigismonda and Guiscardo, from Boccace. Baucis and Philemon, out of the eighth book of Ovid's Metamorphoses. Pygmalion and the statue, out of the tenth book of Ovid's Metamorphoses. Cinyras and Myrrha, out of the tenth book of Ovid's Metamorphoses. Homer's Ilias (book I)--The cock and the fox: or, The tale of the nun's priest, from Chaucer. Theodore and Honoria, from Boccace. Ceyx and Alcyone [out of the tenth book of Ovid's Metamorphoses] The flower and the leaf: or, The lady in the arbour. A vision [out of Chaucer] Ode in honour of St. Cecilia's day. 1697. Ovid's Metamorphoses (book XII wholly translated.
The speeches of Ajax and Ulysses. From Ovid's Metamorphoses (book XIII)--The wife of Bath her tale [from Chaucer] Of the Pythagorean philosophy. From Ovid's Metamorphoses (book XV) The character of a good parson; imitated from Chaucer, and inlarg'd. The monument of a fair maiden lady, who dy'd at Bath, and is there interr'd. Cymon and Iphigenia, from Boccace. The knight's tale, as it was written by Geffrey Chaucer. The tale of the nun's priest. As it was written by Geffrey Chaucer. The floure and the leafe. As it was written by Geffrey Chaucer. The wife of Bathe's tale. As it was written by Geffrey Chaucer.
|Description:||2 volumes in 1.|
|Series Title:||Library of English literature, LEL 11944.|
|Other Titles:||Fables ancient and modern|