Classic tales by famous authors
344 Pages
English
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Classic tales by famous authors

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344 Pages
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^ :# '•^i .M' lATENORM/iLSGOOL, H^x^^ic '^c$> famous the House of MaecenasVirgil, Horace and Varius, at JalabertPhotogravuredPhotogravur "From a TPafnting by R IR t D E >\'ith a Genciul ialroUuc OSSITER JOHNSO h^'ublished 'AN Claeeic tCalee jfamous Hutbors CONTAINING COMPLETE SELECTIONS FROM THE WORLD'S BEST AUTHORS WITH PREFATORY BIOGRAPHICAL AND SYNOPTICAL NOTES Edited and Arranged by B. De BerardFrederick With a General Introduction by RossiTER LL.D.Johnson, Published by BODLEIAN SOCIETYTHE New York 1906lisH Copyright 1902 1905 BY The Bodleian Society CONTENTS 111Preface vilCritical Synopsis .... xiBiographical Dictionary of Authors yEneid of Virgil ILLUSTRATIONS PAGE Horace and Varius, at theVirgil, House of Maecenas . , . , . Frontispiece and False AscaniusDido the .... i8 Death of Laocoon and His Sons ... 43 -.Eneas and the Shade of Dido.... 135 PREFACE plan of the "Classic Library," of thiswhichTHE book is a part, comprises the best work of many great story-tellers. Among these are included arrange- ments of "The Iliad," "The Odyssey" and "The ^neid." The aim has been to tell the story of each as clearly and vividly as possible. The story as here set forth is made up of extracts from several translations. Although complete, it is told more briefly and directly than in the original. Most readers will wish a complete version, and the question of choice among translators will arise.

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