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" That servile path thou nobly dost decline, Of tracing word by word, and line by line : A new and nobler way thou dost pursue, To make translations ,and translators too : They but preserve the ashes, thou the flame, True to his sense, but truer to his... "
Essay on the Principles of Translation - Page 73
by Lord Alexander Fraser Tytler Woodhouselee - 1813 - 436 pages
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Epistles: With His Amours

Ovid - 1725 - 309 pages
...to Sir Rich. Fan/haw, on his Verfionof the Paftor Fido. 'fhat fervile Path thoa nobly daft dicltne, Of tracing Word by Word, and Line by Line;. A new and nobler Way than dojl furfue^ To make Trat^Jlatious and Iraxftators top ; 1'hey but frefer-oe the. Ajkes, thou...
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Original Poems and Translations, Volume 2

John Dryden - 1743
...,Denhsm to Sir Rich. Fanjhaw, on his Verfion of the Paftor Fido. That fertile Path thou noblv dofl decline, ~ Of tracing Word by Word, and Line by Line. A new and nobler Way thou daft purfue, To make Translations and Tranftators too : They but preferve the Ajhes, thou the Flame,...
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The Miscellaneous Works: Containing All His Original Poems, Tales ..., Volume 4

John Dryden - 1760
...Denham to Sir Richard Fanfhaw, on hi^ verfion of the Paftor Fido. That fervile path thou nobly doft decline, Of tracing word by word, and line by line. A new and nobler way thou dofl purfue, To make tranflations and tranflators too : They but preferve the allies, thou the flame,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq;: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - 1760
...Denham to Sir Richard Fanfhaw, on his verfion of the Paftor Fido. That fervile path thou nobly doft decline, Of tracing word by word, and line by line, .. . A new and nobler way thou doft purfue, To make tranflations and tranflators too : They but preferve the afhes, thou the flame,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - 1767
...Denham to Sir Richard Fanfhaw, on his verfion of the Paftor Fido. That fervile path thou nobly doft decline Of tracing word by word, and line by line. A new and nobler way thou doft purfue, To make tranflations and tranflators too : They but prefcrve the afhes, thou the flame,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - 1767
...Denham to Sir Richard Fanfhaw, on his verfion of the Paftor Fido. That fervile path thou nobly doft decline Of tracing word by word, and line by line. A new and nobler way thou doft purfue, To make tranflations and tranfiators too : They but preferve the afhes, thou the flame^...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 16, Page 4

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...Denham to Sir Richard Fanfhaw, on his verfion of the Paftor Fido : That fervile path thou nobly doft decline, Of tracing word by word, and line by line. A new and nobler way thou doft purfue, To make ttanflations and tranflators too : They but preferve the afhes, thou the flame,...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 21

English poets - 1790
...Denham to Sir Richard Fanfhaw, on his verfion of the PaftorFido: That fervile path thou nobly doft decline, Of tracing word by word, and line by line.. A new and nobler way thou doft purfue, To make tranflations and tranflators too : . They but preferve the afhes, thou the flame,...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical ...

Robert Anderson - 1795
...Denham to Sir Richard Fmflo*i on his verlt.m of the Paftor Fido : That fervile path thou nobly dod decline, Of tracing word by word, and line by line. A new and nobler way thou dod purlue, To make tranflations and tranflators too : They but preferve the alhes, thou the flame,...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800
...it in the expression of Sir John Denham, to Sir Richard Fanshaw, on his version of the PASTOR FIDO : That servile path thou nobly dost decline Of tracing...the flame, True to his sense, but truer to his fame. It is almost impossible to translate verbally, and well, at the same time ; for the Latin, a most severe...
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