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" Alcseus, the famous lyric poet, who had for some time been passionately in love with Sappho, arrived at the promontory of Leucate that very evening, in order to take the leap upon her account; but hearing that Sappho had been there before him, and that... "
The Spectator ... - Page 255
by Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1726
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 4

1786
...Sappho, arrived at the promonf Leucate that very evening, ín order to take the le.ip upon her accoxint j but hearing that Sappho had been there before h,im,...found, he very generoufly lamented her fall, and is faid to have written his bundled and twenty-fifth ode upon that occsfion. Leaped in this Olympiad 150....
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1797
...faid to be changed into a fwan as fhe fell, and was feen hovering in the air in that fhape. Alcaeus arrived at the promontory of Leucate that very evening, in order to take the leap on her account ; but hearing that her body could not be found, he very generoufly lamented her fall,...
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Select British Classics, Volume 13

English literature - 1803
...a doubt among the Lesbians. Alcseus, the famous Lyric poet, who had for some time been passionately in love with Sappho, arrived at the promontory of Leucate that very evening, in order to take a leap upon her account ; but hearing that Sappho had been there before him, and that her body could...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell

Joseph Addison - 1804
...a doubt among the lesbians. Alcseus, the famous Lyric poet, who had for some time been passionately in love with Sappho, arrived at the promontory of...and that her body could be no where found, he very generously lamented her fall, and is said to have written his hundred and twenty-fifth ode upon that...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Sappho to Phaon. Eloisa to Abelard. The ...

Alexander Pope, William Lisle Bowles - 1806
...faid to be changed into a fwan as fhe fell, and was feen hovering in the air in that fhape. Alcxus arrived at the promontory of Leucate that very evening, in order to take the leap on her account ; but hearing that her body could not be found, he very generoufly lamented her fall,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq., in Verse and Prose: Containing ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope, William Lisle Bowles - 1806
...was faid to be changed into a fwan as me fell, and was feen hovering in the air in that fhape. Alczus arrived at the promontory of Leucate that very evening, in order to take the leap on her ac•count ; but hearing that her body could not be found, he very generoufly lamented her fall,...
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The works of Alexander Pope. Containing the principal notes of drs ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1806
...be changed into a fwan as fhe fell, and was feen hovering in the air in that fhape. Alcseus ai rived at the promontory of Leucate that very evening, in order to take the leap on her account ; but hearing that her body could not be found, he very generoufly lamented her fall,...
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The Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1822 - 771 pages
...promontory of JUeupate that very ci en ing, in order to take the leap upon her account ; but bearing generously lamented her fall, and is said to have written his hundred and twenty-fifth ode upon that...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1822
...said to be changed into a swan as she fell, and was seen hovering in the air in that shape. Alcaeus arrived at the promontory of Leucate that very evening, in order to take the leap on her account; but hearing that her body could not be found, he very generously lamented her fall,...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

English essays - 1823
...a doubt among the Lesbians. Alcseus, the famous lyric poet, who had for some time been passionately in love with Sappho, arrived at the promontory of...and that her body could be no where found, he very generously lamented her fall, and is said to have VOL. III. CC written his hundred and twenty-fifth...
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