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Thus did the nymph in vain caress the boy

DMI number:
30926
Poem Aliases
Ovid. Metamorphoses. Book 3.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Thus did the nymph in vain caress the boy
Last Line:
A rising stalk with yellow blossoms crowned
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Imitation / translation / paraphrase, and Narrative verse
Themes:
Love[self-love] and Mythology[Narcissus]
Related People
Author:
Joseph Addison
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Chalmers (1810) IX: 557-558.
Translated from:
Ovid
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Related Poems
First Line:
Thus did the nymphs in vain caress the boy
Last Line:
A rising stalk with yellow blossoms crowned
Relationship:
Variant Of
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
Poems for young ladies [N12188]
Page No(s):
pp.141-145
Poem Title:
The Story of Narcissus, from Ovid.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
Title:
Poems for young ladies [reissue of T54977] [N12187]
Page No(s):
pp.149-154
Poem Title:
The Story of Narcissus, from Ovid.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
Title:
Poems for young ladies [T173369]
Page No(s):
pp.140-145
Poem Title:
The Story of Narcissus, from Ovid.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
Title:
Poems for young ladies [T54977]
Page No(s):
pp.149-154
Poem Title:
The Story of Narcissus, from Ovid.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison