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Horace His Ode to Venus. Lib. IV. Ode I.
London: Printed for J. Wright, and sold by J. Roberts, 1737 - Folio, 20th century maroon half morocco, marbled paper boards, gilt lettering. Parallel English and Latin texts. One of Pope's Hor An imitation of an ode by Horace in which the poet reflects on his advancing age and urges Venus to leave him be: 'Ah spare me Venus! let me, let me rest! / I am not now, alas, the man / as in the gentle Reign of My Queen Anne." Edges a little rubbed; fine, large copy. Griffith 443; Foxon P-896; NCBEL II, 507 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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