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He sought fresh mountains in a foreign soil

DMI number:
37092
Poem Aliases
Ovid. Metamorphoses. Book 4.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
He sought fresh mountains in a foreign soil
Last Line:
The pleasure lessened the attending toil
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Landscapes
Related People
Author:
Joseph Addison
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Story of Salmacis and Hermaphroditus ('Now Salamacis with weak enfeebling streams'). Chalmers (1810) IX: 560-561.
Translated from:
Ovid
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
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How Salmacis with weak enfeebling streams
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And tinged its source to make his wishes good
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Extract Of/Extracted In
Comments:
First Line:
How Salmacis with weak enfeebling streams
Last Line:
To weaken it and make his wishes good
Relationship:
Extract Of/Extracted In
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
Exercises for improvement in elocution [T126614] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.43
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison