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Title(s):

Poems, consisting chiefly of translations from the Asiatick languages : to which are added two essays ...

Edition:
The second edition.
Published/Created:
London : Printed by W. Bowyer and J. Nichols, for N. Conant (successor to Mr. Whiston) ..., 1777.
Physical Description:
xv, [1], 208 p. ; 21 cm. (8vo)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PJ418 J6
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Classification:
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Notes:
BAC : A poem by the author is transcribed in ms.
BEIN 1998 442: Autograph: S. Adams.
Published anonymously. Translated by William Jones.
ESTC (RLIN) T54034
Subject Terms:
Adams, S. -- Autograph.
English poetry -- Translations from foreign languages.
Oriental poetry -- History and criticism.
Oriental poetry.
Contributors:
Jones, William, 1746-1794.
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  • Solima, an Arabian eclogue
  • The palace of fortune, an Indian tale
  • The seven fountains, an Eastern allegory
  • A Persian song of Hafez
  • An ode of Petrarch
  • Laura, an elegy
  • A Turkish ode on the spring
  • The same, in Latin trochaicks
  • Arcadia, a pastoral poem
  • Caissa, or The game at chess
  • Carminum liber
  • On the poetry of the Eastern nations
  • On the arts, commonly called imitative.

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