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2350 MATTHEW, Aug. A Manual of the History of Greek and Roman

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London, 1824 2356 Men of Genius, Characteristics of. A Series of Essays. 2 vols. δυο,

Boston, 1847 2357 MENCKENII, Jo. BURCH, de Charlatanera Eruditorum declama

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Oxford, 1860 2360 MERES, FRANCIS, Palladis Tamia, Witt's Academie, a Treasurie

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1635 This curious work, published originally in 1598, is particularly interesting; one of the chapters being “A comparative Discourse of our English Poets, with the Greek, Latin, and Italian Poets,” and in it Shakspeare is thus noted, “ As the soule of Euphorbus was thovght to live in Pythagorus, so the sweete wittie soule of Ovid lives in the mellifluous and hony-tongued Shakespeare, witness his Venus and Adonis, his sugred sonnets among his private friends, &c.” And again, “ As Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy among the Latines, so Shakespeare among the English is the most excellent

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2362 MIEGE, Guy. - Great French Dictionary, in two parts, the 1st

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London, 1688 2363 MILLS, ABRAHAM. The Literature and Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland. 2 vols. Svo,

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