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See nature round a hoary prospect yields

DMI number:
11667
First Line:
See nature round a hoary prospect yields
Last Line:
Her icy journey marked with silver wounds
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Entertainments / pastimes[Ice skating]
Related People
Author:
Thomas Newcomb
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
'Scating: A Poem'. (1720: ESTC T64832): 7-13. ESTC cites Newcomb as translator of Frowde's original Latin verses.
Translated from:
Joseph Addison
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
ODNB entry for Frowde: '[Frowde] is named as the author of ‘Cursus glacialis, Anglicé, scating’, printed in Musarum Anglicanarum Analecta, volume 2 (1699), a collection of Oxford Latin verse edited by Addison; but Curll, who reprinted the poem in 1720, claimed that it was in fact written by Addison himself.'
Translated from:
Philip Frowde
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
'Scating: A Poem'. (1720: ESTC T64832): 1-5. ODNB entry: '[Frowde] is named as the author of ‘Cursus glacialis, Anglicé, scating’, printed in Musarum Anglicanarum Analecta, volume 2 (1699), a collection of Oxford Latin verse edited by Addison; but Curll, who reprinted the poem in 1720, claimed that it was in fact written by Addison himself.'
Content/Publication
Title:
Miscellanies in verse and prose, written by the right honourable Joseph Addison [T142873: Reissue of N20505, T142806 and T143098]
Page No(s):
pp.[42]-45
Poem Title:
Scating: A Poem.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Newcomb]
Attributed To:
Thomas Newcomb