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Henry Case 1909

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Ipse per Ausonias Æneïa carmina gentes
Qui sonat, ingenti qui nomine pulsat Olympum;
Mæöniumque senem Romano provocat ore :
Forsitan illius nemoris latuisset in umbrâ
Quod canit, et sterili tantum cantâsset avenâ
Ignotus populi; si Mæcenate careret.

Paneg. ad Pisones, LUCAN.

PHILADELPHIA:

PUBLISHED BY BRADFORD ET INSKEEP,

NO. 4, SOUTH THIRD STREET.

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DEDICATION:

TO

THE RIGHT HONOURABLE

HENRY-RICHARD FOX,

LORD HOLLAND,

OF HOLLAND, IN LINCOLNSHIRE;
LORD HOLLAND, OF FOXLEY;

AND

FELLOW OF THE SOCIETY OF ANTIQUARIES.

MY LORD;

THAT the longest Poem in this col. lection was honoured by the notice of your Lordship's Right Honourable and ever-valued Relation Mr. Fox; that it should be the last which engaged his attention; and that some parts of it were marked with his approbation; are circumstances productive of better hopes of ultimate success, than I had dared to entertain before I was gratified with a knowledge of them: And the hope thus raised, leads me to ask permission that I may dedicate this Book to your Lordship, to whom that truly great and greatly lamented Personage was so

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