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What tongue can such barbarities record

DMI number:
31664
Poem Aliases
Virgil. Aeneid.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
What tongue can such barbarities record
Last Line:
And in the loathed embraces died away
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Ancient history, Mythology, and War
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Author:
Christopher Pitt
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
From Pitt's Aeneid Book 8. On LION. [from The Aeneid of Virgil (1753)]
Translated from:
Virgil
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
The art of poetry on a new plan [vol 2] [ESTC T56146] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.279
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pitt.
Attributed To:
Christopher Pitt