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Since you with skill can touch the tender reed

DMI number:
25922
Poem Aliases
Virgil. Eclogue 5.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Since you with skill can touch the tender reed
Last Line:
But all his beauty all his prayers were vain
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Dialogue, Imitation / translation / paraphrase, and Pastoral
Themes:
Fighting / conflict and Poetry / literature / writing
Related People
Author:
James Beattie
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Chalmers (1810) XVIII: 565-566.
Translated from:
Virgil
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of original poems. By the Rev. Mr Blacklock and other Scotch gentlemen [T116769] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.157-163
Poem Title:
The Fifth Pastoral of Virgil, Attempted in English Verse ... Menalcas, Mopsus.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. J. B.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed