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Title:
Idyls of Bion from the original Greek ; Idyls of Moschus ; Odes of Anacreon
Author:
Bion, of Phlossa near Smyrna.
Uniform Title:
Works. English.
Publication Information:
Louisville, KY : [publisher not identified], 1841.
Physical Description:
3 unnumbered pages ; 41 x 26 cm
General Note:
Verso of p. [3] bears postmark, "Louisville Ky. Feb 17, " and the manuscript address, "Chas. J. Peterson Esq., Ed. Graham's Magazine, Philadelphia."

Includes manuscript letter in pencil, [illegible] Browne to Charles J. Peterson, who comments that Casseday's translations "appear surprising to me, inasmuch as they are from the pen of a lad not yet sixteen years of age, " and encourages Peterson to publish them "if for nothing else, to encourage the young desputant [sic]."
Language:
English
Contents:
Idyls of Bion. 1. From the epitaph of Adonis ; 2. Cleodanus and Myrsos -- Idyls of Moschus. 1. Cupid as fugitive. 2. Begin, Sicilian muses, begin the lamentations! -- Odes of Anacreon. 1. On his lyre ; 2. The rose ; 3. To a dove ; 4. To a swallow ; 5. Return of spring ; 6. To the cicada.
Added Uniform Title:
Graham's magazine.
Added Title:
Lament for Adonis.
Format :
Manuscript

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