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" Miscellany for fifty guineas, when he had calculated at the rate of 1518 lines for forty guineas ; he gives the poet a piece of critical reasoning, that he considered he had a better bargain with "Juvenal," which is reckoned "not so easy to translate... "
Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprizing Biographical ... - Page 293
by John Nichols - 1812
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The Port folio, by Oliver Oldschool

...lines for forty guineas; and he gives she poet a piece of critical reasoning, for Tonson considered he had a better bargain with " Juvenal, which is reckoned not so easy to translate as Ovid." la these times such a mere trader in literature has disappeared. election remains still among the desiderata...
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The Port Folio

1813
...guineas; and he gives he poet a piece of critical reasoning, for Tonson considered he had a better uarguin with " Juvenal, which is reckoned not so easy to translate as Ovid." la these times such a mere trader in literature has disappeared. election remains still among the desiderata...
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Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprizing ..., Volume 1

John Nichols, Samuel Bentley - 1812
...liaving only 1446 lines for 50 guineas, \vhen he expected to have had at the rate of 1518 lines for ID guineas ; adding that he had a better bargain with...he says, " for the sherry ; it was the best of the land I ever drank." The current coin was at that period wretchedly debased. In one letter Dryden says,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 82, Part 1

1812
...lines for forty guineas; and he gives the Poet a piece of critical reasoning, for Tonson considered he had a better bargain with ' Juvenal, which is reckoned not so easy to translate as Ovid.' In these times such a mere Trader ill Literature has disappeared." On this statement we shall only...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 91, Part 2; Volume 130

1821
...' only 1446 lines for 6fty guineas when he expected to have had at the rate of 1518 lines for forty guineas ;' adding, that he had a ' better bargain...which is reckoned not so easy to translate as Ovid'." " The value of Dryden's translations of the classics was so fully impressed upon Tonson's mind, in...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 91, Part 2; Volume 130

1821
...guineas when he expected to have had at the rate of 1518 lines for forty guineas ;' adding, that be bad a ' better bargain with Juvenal, which is reckoned not so easy to translate as Ovid'." " The value of Dryden's translations of the classics was so fully impressed upon Tonson's mind, in...
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The English Gentleman's Library Manual: Or, A Guide to the Formation of a ...

William Goodhugh - 1827 - 392 pages
...he expected to have had one thousand five hundred and eighteen lines for forty guineas, adding tliat he had a better bargain with Juvenal, which is reckoned...contain repeated acknowledgments of Tonson's kind attentions. " I " thank you heartily," hesays, " forthe sherry; it was the best of the " kind I ever...
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The English Gentleman's Library Manual: Or, A Guide to the Formation of a ...

William Goodhugh - 1827 - 392 pages
...fifty guineas, v, IH-II he expected to have had one thousand five hundred and eighteen lines for forty guineas, adding that he had a better bargain •with Juvenal, which is reckoned not eo easy to translate as Ovid. Most of the other letters relate to the translation of Virgil, and contain...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 7

Englishmen - 1836
...fifty guineas, when he expected to have had at the rate of 1518 lines for forty guineas," and shrewdly adding that he had " a better bargain with Juvenal,...which is reckoned not so easy to translate as Ovid." Dryden received from Tonson fifty pounds for each book of his translation of the Georgics and the .^Eneid...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

1836
...fifteen bundred and eighteen lines for forty guineas ; and be mentioned that he deemed himself to have had a better bargain with Juvenal, " which is reckoned not so easy to translate as Ovid."* Dryden was provoked by these squabblings to satirise him in a coarse descriptive verse; but Touson...
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