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With such discourse they entertain the day

DMI number:
11629
Poem Aliases
Ovid's Metamorphoses. Book VII.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
With such discourse they entertain the day
Last Line:
Expect and meet them at the palace gate
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Extract / snippet from longer work, Imitation / translation / paraphrase, and Narrative verse
Themes:
Entertainments / pastimes, Mythology, and Sleep
Related People
Author:
Nahum Tate
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
ODNB entry: 'Tate pursued his interest in translation with versions from book 7 of Ovid's Metamorphoses'. Hopkins, "Dryden and the Garth-Tonson Metamorphoses": '[Tonson] may also have inherited the manuscripts of some of Nahum Tate's translations from the Metamorphoses on that poet's death in 1715'. (The Review of English Studies, New Series, Vol. 39, No. 153 (Feb., 1988), 64-74, 65.)
Translated from:
Ovid
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
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First Line:
A dreadful plague from angry Juno came
Last Line:
To fill your sails and favour your intent
Relationship:
Answer To/Answered By
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses in fifteen books, translated by the most eminent hands [N41874] [vol.1] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.228
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Continu'd by Mr. Tate
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses in fifteen books, translated by the most eminent hands [T108889]
Page No(s):
p.245
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Continu'd by Mr. Tate
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses in fifteen books, translated by the most eminent hands [T128848, Vol.2]
Page No(s):
p.45
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Continu'd by Mr. Tate
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses in fifteen books, translated by the most eminent hands [T138611]
Page No(s):
p.245
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Continu'd by Mr. Tate
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses in fifteen books, translated by the most eminent hands [T169738] [vol.2]
Page No(s):
p.33
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Continu'd by Mr. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses in fifteen books, translated by the most eminent hands [T175634] [vol.2] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.33
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Continu'd by Mr. Tate
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses in fifteen books, translated by the most eminent hands [T99153] [Vol.2]
Page No(s):
p.33
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Continu'd by Mr. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses in fifteen books, translated by the most eminent hands [T99262, Vol 2]
Page No(s):
p.33
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Continu'd by Mr. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate