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"[Latin exercise from the Tatler]"

"[Latin exercise from the Tatler]"


1 . . . pluviaeque loquaces
2 Descendere jugis, et garrulus ingruit imber.

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Title/Paratext] "[Prose translation by J. R. [...]" H.W. Starr/J.R. Hendrickson, 1966.

"[Prose translation by J. R. Hendrickson:]
"Latin exercise from the Tatler"

. . . the babbling rain waters flowed down from the heights, and a shower of words fell thick and fast."

The Complete Poems of Thomas Gray: English, Latin and Greek. Edited by Herbert W. Starr and J. R. Hendrickson. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1966, 112.

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1 . . . pluviaeque loquaces
2 Descendere jugis, et garrulus ingruit imber.

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  • The Complete Poems of Thomas Gray: English, Latin and Greek. Edited by Herbert W. Starr and J. R. Hendrickson. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1966.

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Contractions, italics and initial capitalization have been largely eliminated, except where of real import. Initial letters of sentences have been capitalized, all accents have been removed. The editor would like to express his gratitude to library staff at Pembroke College, Cambridge, at the British Library, and at the Bodleian Library, Oxford, for their invaluable assistance.