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Who reads Lost Paradise the fall

DMI number:
32191
First Line:
Who reads Lost Paradise the fall
Last Line:
Homer sun frogs and Virgil gnats alone
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Imitation / translation / paraphrase, and Prologue
Themes:
Patriotism / glory of the British nation, Poetry / literature / writing[John Milton Paradise Lost], and Religion
Related People
Author:
William Duncombe
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Forster (1980): 49.
Translated from:
Samuel Barrow
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Listed as translation of Barrow in The Poetical Calendar, vol. 12 T146608 Barrow mentioned as author of Latin verses on Paradise Lost in doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/52184 .
Content/Publication
Title:
The Poetical Calendar. Vol. XII. For December. [T146608]
Page No(s):
pp.43-44
Poem Title:
Dr. Samuel Barrow's Latin Verses, Prefixed to Milton's Paradise Lost, Translated.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
William Duncombe