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John Conington

Data de nascimento: 10. Agosto 1825
Data de falecimento: 23. Outubro 1869

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John Conington was an English classical scholar. In 1866 he published his best-known work, the translation of the Aeneid of Virgil into the octosyllabic metre of Walter Scott. He was Corpus Professor of Latin at the University of Oxford from 1854 till his death.

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„Huge, awful, hideous, ghastly, blind.“

—  John Conington
Translations, The Aeneid of Virgil (1866), Book III, p. 103

„The gods implore
To crush the proud and elevate the poor.“

—  John Conington
Translations, The Satires, Epistles, and Art of Poetry of Horace (1869), Art of Poetry, p. 180

„Arise from my bones, my unknown avenger.“

—  John Conington
Translations, The Poems of Virgil Translated Into English Prose (1872), Aeneid, Book IV, p. 216

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“

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